The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 10, Issue 12 (March 2, 1936)
Wellington-Hutt Valley Line
Wellington-Hutt Valley Line.
Misspelling of Kai-whara, or Kaiwharawhara, to eat the fruit of the astelia which grows in the forks of the forest trees.
Misspelling of Nga-uranga, the village and beach at the mouth of this stream, meaning the places where canoes were hauled on shore; the landing place, or restingplace.
Misspelling of Pito-oné, the end of the beach; referring to the village of the Ngati-Awa at the western end of the long north beach of Wellington Harbour.
Place where canoes were tied up; mooring place. Maori name of the Hutt River.
Long branch of a river (a tributary of the Hutt River).
Cold food. Also to eat earthworms —a food of the olden Maori when other food was lacking, a kind of emergency ration.