Story: Oneone – soils

Kenepuru Sound

Kenepuru Sound

This is Kenepuru Sound in the Marlborough Sounds. One meaning of ‘kenepuru’ is silt. In the foreground silt can be seen extending about two-thirds of the way out from shore. A number of Māori place names relate to the soil in a particular area.

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Basil Keane, 'Oneone – soils - Uses of soil', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 January 2022)

Story by Basil Keane, published 24 Nov 2008