Longest Place Name

Original digital file

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Description

Reputedly known as the longest place name in the world

TAUMATAWHAKATANGIHANGAKOAUAUOTAMATEA-TURIPUKAKAPIKIMAUNGAHORONUKUPOKAIWHEN-UAKITANATAHU

THE PLACE WHERE TAMATEA, THE MAN WITH THE BIG KNEES, WHO SLID, CLIMBED, AND SWALLOWED MOUNTAINS, KNOWN AS LANDEATER, PLAYED HIS FLUTE TO HIS LOVED ONE

“Guinness Book of Records”

Near Porangahau, southern Hawke’s Bay

Location

Porangahau

Format of the original

Photograph

Accession number

907/1855/41489

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