Story: Place names

Glenomaru Hall

Glenomaru Hall

This place name in the Catlins district of South Otago is easy enough to say – it takes a moment to realise that it’s an unusual combination of Scottish and Māori words.

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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
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Photograph by Robin Morrison

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How to cite this page:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Place names - Māori and Pākehā names', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19358/glenomaru-hall (accessed 20 November 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 24 Nov 2008