Ingoa Wahi o Aotearoa - Aotearoa place names

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Te Ika-a-Maui - North Island

Te Reinga
Cape Reinga
Kororareka
Russell
Te Hokianga-a-Kupe
Hokianga
Whangarei
Aotea
Great Barrier Island
Tamaki-makau-rau
Auckland
Parawai
Thames
Rahui Pokeka
Huntly
Ngaruawahia
Kirikiriroa
Hamilton
Kawhia
Tauranga-moana
Tauranga
Te Kaha
Whakatane
Rotorua-nui-a-Kahu Matamomoe
Rotorua
Taupo-nui-a-Tia
Taupo
Ngamotu
New Plymouth
Te Hawera
Hawera
Whanganui
Wanganui
Turanga-nui-a-Kiwa
Gisborne
Te Mahia
Mahia
Te Wairoa
Wairoa
Tongariro
Taranaki
Ngauruhoe
Ruapehu
Ahuriri
Napier
Heretaunga
Hastings
Tamaki-nui-a-Rua
Dannevirke
Te Papa-i-oea
Palmerston North
Taitoko
Levin
Otaki
Te Oreore
Masterton
Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara
Wellington

Longest place name: Taumata-whakatangihanga-koauau-o-Tamatea-pokai-whenua-ki-tana-tahu (Tamatea, the man with the big knees, who slid, climbed and swallowed mountains, known as landeater, played his flute to his loved one).

Te Waipounamu - South Island

Te Onetahua
Farewell Spit
Whakatu
Nelson
Waiharakeke
Blenheim
Kawatiri
Westport
Mawhera
Greymouth
Te Ahi-kai-koura-a-Tama-ki-te-rangi
Kaikoura
Otautahi
Christchurch
Akaroa
Banks Peninsula
Aoraki
Mt Cook
Te Tihi-o-Maru
Timaru
Te Oha-a-Maru
Oamaru
Otepoti
Dunedin
Waihopai
Invercargill
Murihiku
Bluff
Rakiura
Stewart Island
Wharekauri
Chatham Islands

Nga Topito o te Ao - Compass Points

Raki
North
Tonga
South
Rawhiti
East
Hauauru
West
Te Tai Tokerau
Northern Area
Te Tai Hauauru
Western Area
Te Tai Rawhiti
Eastern Area
Te Tai Tonga
Southern Area