Aotearoa

Aotearoa – Origin Of The Maori Name For New Zealand

The Maori name of New Zealand is Aotearoa, often translated as “The land of the long white cloud”. But it has some other variations…   Aotearoa Fact   Funnily, no word here stands for “land”. It was probably added to make it more “down to earth” referring to a physical place. Other translations can be “Long bright world”, “Long daylight”, …

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