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Style Guide

Place names style guide

The website uses te reo Māori place names, specifically these are for places that are likely to be referred to on the website

  • Te Awa Kairangi (Hutt Valley)
  • Hāwea Conservation Park/Flat/Island/Lake/River
  • Hāwera
  • Ika a Maui, Te (North Island)
  • Kāpiti
  • Kāweka
  • Mākara Beach/Hill/Locality/River/Stream
  • Mākaro (Ward Island)
  • Matiu (Somes Island)
  • Ōhau Locality/Bay/Gorge/Hill/Point/River/Stream
  • Ōkārito
  • Ōrongorongo Hill/River
  • Ōtaki Town/Beach/Forks/River
  • Ōtari
  • Ōwhiro Bay
  • Paekākāriki Town/Hill
  • Pāuatahanui
  • Pukeahurangi/Jumbo
  • Pukeamoamo/Mitre
  • Rakiura (Stewart Island)
  • Rekohu (Chatham Island)
  • Remutaka Hill/Range/Stream/Forest Park
  • Taupō
  • Tūroa
  • Wai Pounamu, Te (South Island)
  • Wānaka Lake
  • Whanganui-a-Tara, Te (Wellington)

See also 2000 Māori place names and LINZ Find Māori place names, dual names and alternative names

Flora and fauna style guide

These are to help with names that are likely to be used on the website.

  • Kākā
  • Kākāpō
  • Kākāriki
  • Kēreru
  • Mānuka
  • Mataī
  • Rātā
  • Tōtora

Other teo reo Māori style guide

  • hīkoi tramp
  • tangata hīkoi tramper
  • macrons - nga tohutō are used except in page and group names for technical reasons, instead use the (:title:) markup to include the macron

Langauge style guide

  • the website uses New Zealand English (following after British english), please refer to the NZ Oxford Dictionary if in doubt
  • the website follows the serial comma (or Oxford comma) convention

The website uses international standard date and time styles

  • date: yyyy-mm-dd
  • time: hh:mm (24 hour clock)

Numbers in text

  • use words for zero to nine, use digits otherwise, e.g. zero, two, eight, 11, 53

See also


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