Te Waipounamu


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Te Waipounamu

(tə hwaɪˈpoːnɑːmuː)
n
(Placename) a Māori name for New Zealand's South Island
[Māori, literally: water and greenstone, from the presence of this stone on the South Island]
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A Tale as old as Dunedin Discovering New Zealand's South Island !-- -- Reena Llanillo (The Philippine Star) - March 31, 2019 - 12:00am Majestic mountains, landscapes, fjords and glaciers are what make New Zealand's South Island Te Waipounamu a dream destination for most travelers.
New Zealanders and visitors alike should prepare to learn some new place names for New Zealand, and North and South Island--respectively, Aotearoa, Te Ika-a-Maui and Te Waipounamu. Listeners unhappy with hearing te reo Maori on RNZ can of course turn off their radio, but it is most unlikely that they will be able to silence those who are determined to ensure that one of the country's official languages is spoken and heard in the public sphere.
Cultural safety and nursing education in Aotearoa and Te Waipounamu. (Thesis, Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing).
This is a powerful and moving body of work that provides us with a deep look into who we are and how we may position ourselves within Te Waipounamu, Aotearoa and as a Pacific Nation.
(1) The name is derived from Te Waipounamu, a Maori name for New Zealand's South Island.
Cultural safety and nursing education in Aotearoa and Te Waipounamu (Doctoral thesis), Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand).
But they probably feel better about it, so that's all right.) In October, New Zealand announced the official Maori-language alternative names for North Island (Te Ika-a-Maui) and South Island (Te Waipounamu).
The victory at Waiorua [1824] also enabled Ngati Toa Rangatira and allied tribes to establish themselves and undertake further migrations from the Kapiti Coast to settle in Whanganui a Tara (Wellington), Te Tau Ihu (northern South Island) and Te Waipounamu. ...
'Na e hoa ma e nga Iwi Maori e noho nei i Aotearoa me te Waipounamu, He aumihi tonu kei roto i ahau mo koutou kei whakaaro mai ra, to tatou hoa te Kawanatanga, e korero atu ana ahau kia ia, kaore.
Cultural Safety and Nursing Education in Aotearoa and Te Waipounamu. PhD thesis, Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
Encompassing more than 40 separate protected National Parks, Wilderness and Wildlife Management Reserves covering 2.6 million hectares, it stretches 280 miles along the western coastline of Te WaiPounamu South Island, from the sea to an elevation of 12,349 feet (Aoraki Mt.