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A city of southeast South Island, New Zealand. A major port, it was settled by Scottish Presbyterians in 1848.
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(Placename) a port in New Zealand, on SE South Island: founded (1848) by Scottish settlers. Pop: 119 100 (2013 est)
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a seaport on SE South Island in New Zealand. 137,393.
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"I originally thought I had stumbled on the old Maori settlement in Dunedin called Otepoti, because the Toitu stream, which the early settlers museum is named after now, runs around the bottom of the hill.
Ko Whatawhata te mauka Ko Whaihopai te awa Ko Takitimu te waka Ko Kai Tahu te iwi Ko Waihopai te kainga No Waihopi au E noho au i Otepoti Ko Mikaneera, Kaitai Pahi oku tupuna No Ingarangi, Airangi, Kotarangi oku tupuna hoki Ko Helen Sawyer (Cleaver) taku ingoa Tend koutou, tend koutou, Tend koutou katoa.
(4.) Shayne Walker, "The Maatua Whangai Programme o Otepoti: From a Caregiver Perspective" (master of consumer and applied sciences thesis, University of Otago, 2001), 31; John Bradley, "Kei konei tonu matou (We are still here),"' in Adoption and Healing: Proceedings of the International Conference on Adoption and Healing (Wellington: Uniprint, 1997), 37-38.