Whangarei

/ (ˌwɑːŋɑːˈreɪ) /

noun

a port in New Zealand, the northernmost city of North Island: oil refinery. Pop: 72 200 (2004 est)

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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?

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Example sentences from the Web for Whangarei

  • It also is the most abundant species at Whangarei, and appears to have been most common in the North of the Island.

    Extinct Birds|Walter Rothschild