Oct 21 2014
Regional Council adopts Maori title Toi Moana
Bay of Plenty Regional Council has adopted the Maori title Toi Moana as its official name to co-exist with its English language name. The word Toi is an abbreviated reference to Toi Te Huatahi, or Toi Kairakau, the ancestor that the Bay of Plenty is named for. Moana refers to the ocean on the ...