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The names of New Zealand places and features, such as mountains and rivers, as well as settlements and localities, reflect the culture and shared heritage of New Zealanders.

Knowing the correct names for places and their location is important for people in all manner of everyday communications and activities, for businesses and their transactions, and for emergency services in responding to incidents. Get help finding names.