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Te whenua rarahi o Aotearoa

Te whenua rarahi o Aotearoa

I te wā tuauri whāioio, he nui rawa atu te whenua o Aotearoa. Ko te rahi o tēnei whenua, e 3 miriona ngā kiromita tapawhā (tekau whakarau te nui atu i ngā whenua i ēnei rā), ko te nuinga kei raro i te wai. E 20,000 tau ki mua, i te wā o ngā awa kōpaka (iceberg) nui rawa atu, paku noa iho ngā wai; he nui te whenua i runga ake i te wai. He mānia nui whakaharahara ēnei whenua.

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Carl Walrond, 'Te ao tūroa - Te ākau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/2659/te-whenua-rarahi-o-aotearoa (accessed 22 October 2019)

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