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Author: Ian Collinson

Name change of Cathedral Cove??

I note that the name of Cathedral Cove has now been changed, by whom and why I have no idea, to Mautohe Cathedral Cove. The translation from Maori to English for Mautohe is “protest”. I’m not sure what the protest is/was about (apparently it was the name of a small pa) and “Protest Cathedral Cove” doesn’t seem to mean anything in this context so what is the point? Perhaps someone associated with this decision could provide some background and explanation for residents and visitors.

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