Skip to main content

Māori placenames map


Map showing the Māori names for places in New Zealand. See a large version of this map here (285kbs).


This resource was produced by Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori – Māori Language Commission, Te Puni Kōkiri – Ministry of Māori Development,  Te Kāhui Tika Tangata – Human Rights Commission, Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust and Families Commission. Provided by

You can also download a pdf version of this map (2.8 mb).

How to cite this page

Māori placenames map, URL:, (Manatū Taonga — Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated