The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 10, Issue 12 (March 2, 1936)
The Wisdom of the Maori — Railway Station Maori Names. — Origin and Meanings. — (Continued.)
The series of Maori names of New Zealand railway station names is continued here from last month's Magazine. The remaining names in the short section of line from Gisborne are given, and also those on the Main Trunk line near Wellington, and the Hutt Valley railway.
Names in the northern and western parts of the South Island are then explained.
Misty river; foggy waters. The mountain river Waikohu runs in a deep and often mist-filled valley.
Mild; meek; calm; quiet.
Water-spring; source of a stream.
The two hills.