- Publish Date
- Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 12:04PM
Living so far away from the hustle and bustle of the world we often forget that Māori people exist outside of New Zealand as well!
The Department of Internal Affairs released a list of the most popular Māori baby names and for the first time included names from overseas as well. Each name was researched carefully by Te Taura Whiri I Te Reo Māori, which is the Māori Language Commision, and 2 lists for boys and girls were made.
The top 20 names are:
You can check out the top Māori baby names of 2016 HERE