Tangata whenua place names

Tangata whenua place names of Aotearoa New Zealand pre European settlement.

Second edition - Tangata whenua place names

Preview image of the map of Te Ika-a-Māui
Map showing the place names given by tangata whenua throughout Te Ika-a-Māui, before European settlement

Download the second edition of the tangata whenua place names maps, or find out more about the background, design and process for feedback:

Maps of Te Waipounamu and Te Ika-a-Māui - second edition 2023

First edition - The Land and its People

 

Map of Te Ika a Māui, the North Island
Map of Te Wai Pounamu, the South Island

Read the history behind the first edition of the tangata whenua place names maps, including images from the draft designs and the launch of the maps:

Maps of Te Waipounamu and Te Ika-a-Māui - first edition 1995