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Waitemata Harbour - loosely translated the maori word waitemata means "sparkling water"
I think they may have got that one right !
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Jul 28 2009 08:04 GMT teddybear2
Sure is sparkling here. great Maori translation for Maori language week
Jul 28 2009 08:36 GMT Midworlder PRO
I said loosely translated as actually .....
Wai-te-matā means 'obsidian waters' they were talking about the sparkle being like the light reflecting of obsidian which was common in the volcanic fields here.
But it has now just morphed into Sparkling Waters
Jul 28 2009 18:41 GMT bifedecoelho
very good!!!!!!

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