Moriori Submitted Place Names

Moriori names were used by the Moriori people of the Chatham Islands, part of New Zealand.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Rangihaute (Island) Moriori
This is the name the Moriori gave Pitt Island in the Chatham Archipelago. On this island Moriori slaves hid from Maori masters during the Moriori enslavement. One of these slaves include a man named Koche, a popular (among the Moriori) son of a Moriori chief, who escape from his Maori master.
Rēkohu (Island) Moriori
The name means "misty sun" or "misty skies." This was what the Moriori called the Chatham Islands. This is what they also called Chatham Island.