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List of reduplicated New Zealand place names facts for kids

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This is a list of places in New Zealand with reduplicated names, often as a result of the grammatical rules of the Māori language from which many of the names derive.

In Maori, both partial and full reduplication occurs. The change in sense is sometimes to reduce the intensity of the meaning, e.g. wera, hot, werawera, warm.

The information in the list below is sourced from the Heinemann New Zealand Atlas, Copyright Department of Lands and Survey Information (maps) and Octopus Publishing Group (NZ) Ltd (text), first published in 1987, reprinted 1990, ISBN: 0-7900-0187-X

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