Pictured foreground Mabel Island
The Big Totara
Queen Charlotte Sound named after Mulatto Queen Charlotte Wife of King George 111
In Maori Mythology
Waikawa Bay at top right the breaking waters
The waters that break before a Woman gives birth
Maori Name Waitohi (Not Named after Te Rauparaha's' Daughter)
The entrance way
Essons Valley the Gushing Waters
Mount Pleasant the Clitoris
Para Swamp the Womb
From where the Totara were sourced to build Waka Maori Canoe
Which also were seen prolific quantities of White Pine
Whose demise was spelled by the establishing of a butter factory at Koromiko
Because butter could be put into box's made of Kahikatea for export without being tainted.
Adam in the Bible
In Māori mythology, Tāne is the god of forests and of birds, and the son of Ranginui and Papatūanuku, the sky father and the earth mother, who used to lie in a tight embrace where their many children lived in the darkness between them. On Tahiti, Tane was the god of peace and beauty.
Compare NUT Egyptian Goddess
It has been suggested that Picton's Name be replaced with it's Maori Name Waitohi
Only problem being that Maori had slaves too
Which were lead around live
Then knocked on the head for fresh food as the circumstances presented themselves
Maori cannibalism widespread but ignored, academic says
Kahikatea "White Pine"