Saturday, 12 October 2013

NZ: Islands got names!

The two main islands of New Zealand have never had official names. Until now, that is - the situation has been rectified! The names North Island and South Island (locally always used in conjunction with a "the") are now properly registered as titles, alongside Te Ika a Maui and Te Waipounamu. No, I didn't look those up. They're well known already.

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