Story: Place names

New Zealand Geographic Board, 1970

New Zealand Geographic Board, 1970

The surveyor general in 1970, R. P. Gough (seated, centre), is flanked by Māori scholar Pei Te Hurinui Jones (left) and professor of geography George Jobberns. Sir John Te Herekiekie Grace stands behind Gough, and mountaineer and chief archivist John Pascoe behind Jobberns.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Place names - Naming after 1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 June 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 24 Nov 2008