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Cultural Mapping unlocks Ngāi Tahu history

Eight years into the Ngāi Tahu Cultural Mapping project, over 5,000 Māori place names have been recorded and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Archives Manager Takerei Norton hopes to have a public website up and running by the end of 2016. “Initiated to record Ngāi Tahu history on a tribal platform for Ngāi Tahu whānui,…

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A view from the top

Ta Tipene O’Regan steps down after 28 years on the New Zealand Geographic Board and says attitudes have changed when it comes to place names. Kaituhituhi Mark Revington reports.

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