30 October 2008

Question of the day - 30 October 2008

Which country is known as Aotearoa in the indigenous language of that country?

Quel pays s'appelle Aotearoa dans la langue indigène du pays?


fstoponepointfour said...

That is the Maori word for the island is also known as 'Great Barrier Island' just north of Auckland, New Zealand.

Páraic Maguire said...

That answer is certainly worth a point, Stevo!

I believe Aotea is the name in Maori of Great Barrier Island, and Aotearoa the name for the North Isalnd of New Zealand or for the whole country.