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Koriniti

Koriniti is a settlement 47 kilometres upriver from Whanganui, New Zealand, home to the Ngāti Pāmoana hapū of the iwi Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi. The Māori settlement of Operiki was one of the larger on the Whanganui River, with a population of ab ...

                                               

Lake Moawhango

Lake Moawhango is a small artificial lake located with the New Zealand Armys Waiouru Military Camp. It is fed by the Mangaio Stream, boosted by tributaries diverted from the slopes of Mt Ruapehu, and by the Moawhango River. Water is taken from th ...

                                               

Mangaweka

Mangaweka is a township on the State Highway One, Manawatu-Wanganui region, in the North Island of New Zealand, with a population of just under 200. It is between Taihape to the north and Hunterville to the south. The Rangitikei River runs adjace ...

                                               

Marco, New Zealand

Marco is a settlement in the Stratford District and the Manawatu-Wanganui Region, in the western North Island of New Zealand. It is located to the northeast of Whangamomona on State Highway 43. The Whangamomona River flows through the area. The S ...

                                               

Maxwell, New Zealand

Maxwell is a farming and lifestyle community 20 km west of Whanganui, on the North Island of New Zealand. Maxwell was first settled in the mid-1800s. The Maxwell district in the 1960s offered good pig hunting sites due to the local heavy scrub. T ...

                                               

Moutoa

Moutoa is a rural community in the Horowhenua District and Manawatu-Wanganui Region of New Zealands North Island, on the Manawatu River. It is located Foxton and State Highway 1 in the west, and Shannon and State Highway 57 in the west. The name ...

                                               

Moutoa Island

Moutoa Island is an island of shingle approximately 500 metres long, 80 kilometres up the Whanganui River, New Zealand between the towns of Rānana and Hiruharama. Surrounded by rapids, it has been the site of many battles, the most famous being o ...

                                               

Ngapuke

Ngapuke or Ngāpuke is a village and rural community, located east of Taumaranui and west of Tongariro and Kuratau on State Highway 41. It is located on the south side of the valley of Pungapunga River, a tributary of the upper Whanganui River. In ...

                                               

Norsewood

Norsewood is a small rural town in the Tararua District, part of the Manawatū-Whanganui region of New Zealands North Island. The town is situated east of the Ruahine Mountain range and is located 20 kilometres northeast of Dannevirke. As of 2017 ...

                                               

Ohau, Manawatu-Wanganui

Ōhau is a village and semi-rural community in the Horowhenua District and Manawatu-Wanganui Region of New Zealands North Island. It is located just south of Levin on State Highway 1. The New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage gives a trans ...

                                               

Ohura

Ohura is a small town in the west of the North Island of New Zealand. It is located to the west of Taumarunui in the area known as the King Country, in inland Manawatu-Wanganui. it lies on the banks of the Mangaroa Stream, a tributary of the Ohur ...

                                               

Okoia

Okoia is a small rural community approximately 5 km east of Whanganui, New Zealand. It is centred on the Okoia Primary School. The area is predominantly subject to sheep and beef pastoral farming, but in recent years some farms have been divided ...

                                               

Ongarue

Ongarue is a rural community in the Ruapehu District and Manawatu-Wanganui Region of New Zealands North Island. It is located south of Te Kuiti and Waimiha, and north of Taumaranui. The New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage gives a transl ...

                                               

Opiki

Opiki is a small rural settlement in the Horowhenua district of New Zealands North Island. It is located on the floodplain of the Manawatu River, 15 km southwest of Palmerston North. Opiki and its surrounds had a population of 522 at the 2013 New ...

                                               

Oroua County

Oroua County was one of the counties of New Zealand in the North Island. Centred on the town of Feilding, it had an extent of just under 500 square kilometres. The county was first established in 1883, unilaterally declared as a protest against t ...

                                               

Parikino

Parikino is a settlement 24 kilometres upriver from Whanganui, New Zealand; the original pā site was across the Whanganui River. Parikino was originally a fortified settlement established in 1845 as security against a possible raid by a Ngāti Tūw ...

                                               

Parinui

Parinui is a small Māori community in New Zealand, based around the Mangatiti Stream on the middle reaches of the Whanganui River. The area, including the neighbouring settlement of Tieke Kāinga, is popular with tourists. The community has four m ...

                                               

Pipiriki

Pipiriki is a settlement in New Zealand, on the east bank of the Whanganui River, due west of the town of Raetihi and 79 kilometres upriver from Whanganui; it was originally on the opposite bank. It is the home of Ngāti Kura, a hapū of the Ngāti ...

                                               

Piriaka

Piriaka is a small rural settlement beside the Whanganui River, about 10 kilometres southeast of Taumarunui on State Highway 4, in New Zealands King Country. Its name is Māori, from piri and aka. The Piriaka Power Station is about 1 kilometre 0.6 ...

                                               

Pohangina

Pohangina is a small rural community in the Manawatū-Whanganui region of New Zealand, just north of Ashhurst. Pohangina is located along the foot of the Ruahine Range, and is primarily farming land. Farming varies from sheep and cattle to crops o ...

                                               

Pokaka, New Zealand

Pokaka is a locality 12 km south of National Park Village in Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui Region, the Central North Island of New Zealand. Pokaka is located inside the Tongariro National Park. Pokaka is home to the Taylor Memorial Lodge si ...

                                               

Ranana

Ranana is a settlement 60 kilometres up the Whanganui River from Whanganui, New Zealand. Originally known as Kauika, it grew after 1848 as local Māori moved out of fortified pā settlements in peacetime. It was renamed by the missionary Richard Ta ...

                                               

Rangitikei, New Zealand

Rangitikei is an area in New Zealand that follows the course of State Highway 1, from just south of Waiouru with the QEII Army Memorial Museum, through Taihape, Mangaweka, Hunterville, Marton and Bulls, and then winds down a minor road to the coa ...

                                               

Tama Lakes

The Tama Lakes are two crater lakes in New Zealands Tongariro National Park. They fill two of a series of explosion craters on the Tama Saddle between Mount Ruapehu and Mount Ngaruahoe.

                                               

Tangimoana

Tangimoana is a community in the Manawatū-Whanganui Region of the North Island of New Zealand. It had a population of 198 permanent residents in 2013. It is located 15 kilometres southwest of Bulls, and 30 kilometres west of Palmerston North. The ...

                                               

Tangiwai

Tangiwai is a rural community in the Ruapehu District of the Manawatū-Whanganui region of New Zealands North Island. It is located east of Ohakune and Rangataua and west of Waiouru on State Highway 49. The New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Her ...

                                               

Taringamotu

Taringamotu is a valley and rural community in the Ruapehu District and Manawatu-Wanganui Region of New Zealands North Island. It is located northwest of Taumarunui, and north of State Highway 41. The local Hia Kaitupeka marae is a tribal meeting ...

                                               

Terrace End

Terrace End is a suburb of Palmerston North, New Zealand. Terrace End is located in the south east part of the city on a bend in the Manawatu River. It is bounded to the north by Main Street East, Roslyn and Kelvin Grove. On the east by Whakarong ...

                                               

Tongariro (village)

Tongariro is a village and rural community, located east of Taumaranui and west of Kuratau on State Highway 41. It includes the Pāpākai Marae and Rākeipoho meeting house, a traditional tribal meeting place for the Ngāti Tūwharetoa hapū of Ngāti H ...

                                               

Tukino

Tukino ski field is located on the eastern face of Mount Ruapehu, in the central area of the North Island, New Zealand. The field is a club managed field, but open to the general public. The ski area is serviced by two tows and an over-snow vehic ...

                                               

Turakina, New Zealand

Turakina is an old Māori settlement situated southeast of Whanganui city on the North Island of New Zealand. Turakina village derives its name from the Turakina River, which cut its passage to the sea from a source south of Waiouru. Turakina is n ...

                                               

Turitea

Turitea is a suburb of Palmerston North in the Manawatu-Wanganui region of New Zealand. It is located on the southern side of the Manawatu River, south of Massey University. Turitea is the home to Palmerston Norths water supply and location of a ...

                                               

Waimarino County

Waimarino County is a former county of New Zealand. It was defined in 1910 by the Kaitieke County Act 1910 as follows: Waimarino County was amalgamated with Raetihi Borough and Ohakune Borough to form Waimarino District in 1988.

                                               

West End, Palmerston North

West End is a suburb of the New Zealand city of Palmerston North. Features of the suburb include the Victoria Esplanade, Lido Swimming complex, Palmerston North Bowling Club, Palmerston North Holiday Park, Te Awe Scout Group and Manawatu Lawn Ten ...

                                               

Westbrook, New Zealand

Westbrook is a suburb in the city of Palmerston North, New Zealand. Some people confuse Westbrook as being part of Highbury, however Highbury is a separate suburb.

                                               

Whanganui District

Formerly spelled "Wanganui", the Whanganui District Council resulted from the amalgamation of Wanganui and Waitotara county councils and Wanganui City Council. The district has an area of 2.373 km². Much of the land in Whanganui District is rough ...

                                               

Whanganui Journey

The Whanganui Journey is a river journey along the Whanganui River in the North Island of New Zealand travelling by canoe or kayak. The route, starting at Taumarunui and finishing at Pipiriki, is 145 km long and usually takes 5 days to complete. ...

                                               

Wimbledon, New Zealand

Wimbledon is a farming locality in the Tararua District, New Zealand. It is located on the former SH 52 between Waipukurau and Masterton. It is 21 kilometres from Weber, 9 kilometres from Herbertville on the coast, and 11 kilometres inland from C ...

                                               

Allports Island

Allports Island is a small uninhabited island located in Queen Charlotte Sound in Marlborough, New Zealand. It reaches a height of 79 metres and is 1 kilometre from the New Zealand mainland. An even smaller unnamed island lies immediately to the ...

                                               

Amerikiwhati Island

Amerikiwhati Island is a small island in the Marlborough administrative region of New Zealand. It lies in Queen Charlotte Sound where it is an extension of the ridge dividing Ahitarakihi Bay from Waikakaramea Bay on Arapaoa Island. The island mea ...

                                               

Anatakupu Island

Anatakupu Island is an island in the Marlborough District of New Zealand. A navigational beacon is proposed for the island for sailors travelling along French Pass.

                                               

Blumine Island

Blumine Island, or Oruawairua in the Māori language, is in the Marlborough Sounds in the South Island of New Zealand. The New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage gives a translation of "meeting place of spirits" for Ōruawairua.

                                               

Bryant Range

The Bryant Range is a range of low mountains in the northern South Island of New Zealand. They form part of the boundary of the Nelson and Tasman Districts with Marlborough Region, as well as forming the western boundary of Mount Richmond Forest ...

                                               

Burleigh, New Zealand

Burleigh is a suburb in inner Blenheim, in the Marlborough region of the South Island of New Zealand. Ōmaka Marae is located in Burleigh. It is a marae meeting ground for the Tarakaipa hapū sub-tribe of Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō and includes Te Aroha ...

                                               

Cape Campbell

Cape Campbell, Te Karaka in the Māori language, is in Marlborough, New Zealand, on the northeastern coast of the South Island. It lies at the southern end of Clifford Bay, 15 kilometres northeast of Ward, and 42 kilometres southeast of Blenheim. ...

                                               

Cape Jackson, New Zealand

Cape Jackson is a peninsula in Marlborough, in the South Island of New Zealand. It lies between Queen Charlotte Sound and Cook Strait. Cape Jacksons history involves gold mining, sheep farming, and more recently carbon farming growing trees for c ...

                                               

Chetwode Islands

The Chetwode Islands are a group of islands near the Marlborough Sounds along the northern coast of the South Island of New Zealand. The group consists of Nukuwaiata Island to the southwest, rising to 247 m 810 ft, and Te Kakaho Island highest el ...

                                               

Croisilles Harbour

Croisilles Harbour is a natural inlet north of Nelson at the westernmost edge of the Marlborough Sounds on the northern coast of New Zealands South Island. It has two major arms, Okiwi Bay and Squally Cove. The inlet was named by early explorer D ...

                                               

Dillon Cone

Dillon Cone is a hill in the south Marlborough region of the country of New Zealand with an average elevation of 1.331 meter above sea level. It is ranked 24th highest mountain in Marlborough and the 439th highest mountain in New Zealand.

                                               

DUrville Island (New Zealand)

Rangitoto ki te Tonga / DUrville Island is an island in the Marlborough Sounds along the northern coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It was named after the French explorer Jules Dumont dUrville. With an area of approximately 58 square mile ...