Check out the Ministry for Culture and Heritage's audio guide to southern Hawke's Bay in the Video tab.
A hill in southern Hawke’s Bay can claim the world’s longest place name. It refers to a local Māori ancestor, Tamatea, who played his flute to his loved one there. North of Waipawa is Te Aute College, a famous Māori boys’ high school that has produced many influential leaders.
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Longest place name in the world
Te Aute College chapel
New Māori organisations, early 20th century
Apirana Turupa Ngata
Archival audio: Te Aute College.
Roadside Stories are a series of audio guides to places of interest on major road trips in New Zealand. Each guide tells the story of an attraction along the way – its people, its history, its cultural and natural significance. For more information about Roadside Stories visit http://www.mch.govt.nz/roadside/
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