It's Te Wiki o te Reo Māori or Māori Language Week so Local Focus asked the people of Paeroa how the pronounce local Māori place names:

Will it be Hauraki or Howrakey?
Maybe Paeroa or Pierower?
Perhaps Karangahake or Kar-argh-ahhh?

Watch the video to see how many different versions we found in five minutes.

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