07 September 2006

If only it actually fitted on the page

Local iwi in the Hawkes Bay are petitioning the Waitangi Tribunal to obtain some form of protection for the longest placename in the world, the hill known as 'Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamatea-turipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu'.

It's easy to pronounce, once you practice a bit, trust me.

- Hawkes Bay Today, 2 September 2006

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