A E I O U! on Te Araroa

Kia Ora!

Heres a quick video with a few tips on how to pronounce towns on Te Araroa. Further information on vowels and consonants can be found here with some helpful phonetics below.

For more information on WHANGANUI! https://www.whanganui.govt.nz/our-district/spelling/Pages/default.aspx

Helpful Phonetics

Aotearoa- Ow-teh-roa

Cape Reinga –Cape Ree-ang-a

Ahipara — Ah-he-pa-ra

Omahuta Puketi –Oh-ma-who-ta Poo-ke-tea

Mangakaretu –Manga-ka-re-too

Pahia — Pa-he-a

Opua — O-poo-a

Waitangi — Why-tang-ee

Waikare –Why-ka-ree

Ngunguru–Nah-eww-ruu

Mangawhai –Manga-why

Pakari — Pah-ka-ree

Te Hikoi O Te Kiri –Tee Hee-koy O Tee Ki-ri

Puhoi – Poo-hoy

Whangarei — Fung-a-ray

Onehunga — O-knee-hung-a

Puhinui — Poo-he-nu-ee

Mangatawhiri — Mung-a-tah-fah-ree

Manukau –Man-nu-cow

Hakarimata — Haka-ree-ma-ta

Waipa — Why-pa

Waipu — Why-poo

Ngaruawahia – Nah-ra-wah-hee-a

Pirongia — Pee-rong-ee-ah

Te Kuiti — Te Koo-wit-ee

Pureora — Pou-ree-ora (pou-as in pour)

Whanganui — Wung-a-noo-ee

Tongiriro — Tonga-ree-ro

Mangatepopo — Mang-a-te-poh-poh

Manawatu — Mana-wah-too

Paekakariki — Pie-kaka-ree-key

Pukerua –Pook-e-rua (pook as in hook)

Mt Kaukau – Mt Cow-Cow

Ngaio — Nigh-O

Anakiwa –Ana-key-wa

Raikaia — Raa-kai-a (kai as in eye)

Rangitata — Rang-e-ta-ta

Tekapo — Teh-ka-po

Wanaka — Won-a-ka

Motatapu –Mo-tah-tah-poo

Wakatipu — Wah-ka-tea-poo

Mararoa — Mah-ra-row-a

Tihaka — Tea-ha-ka

Oreti — O-ree-tea

 

 

 

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