Meaning of nohoanga in English:


Pronunciation /ˈnɔːhəʊˌɑːŋə/


New Zealand
  • A campsite used exclusively by a particular Maori tribe, giving members access to customary fishing sites.

    ‘the legislation related to nohoanga and other sites’
    • ‘The legislation had references to nohoanga, particular properties, and so forth.’
    • ‘I cannot see how the nohoanga areas will be exercised in, say, 30 or 40 years' time.’
    • ‘There is also the granting of renewable camping entitlements over one nohoanga site.’
    • ‘This is but one of several nohoanga located beside lakes and rivers in the Mackenzie Country.’
    • ‘A nohoanga was mapped for members of Ngai Tahu on the eastern shores of Lake Pukaki.’