Story: West Coast places

Welcome to Hari Hari (2nd of 3)

Welcome to Hari Hari

There has long been debate about whether the name of this town should be Hari Hari or Harihari. While the ‘official’ spelling is Harihari, this has never been accepted by local residents, who continue to name it Hari Hari.

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Simon Nathan, 'West Coast places - Ross to Ōkārito', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 July 2022)

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