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by Argos as You as Argos

...t Park. All had ready access to the natural spring Te Wai Ariki (‘chiefly waters’) located in what are now the grounds of The University of Auckland Faculty of Law. In the waterways from which Te Wai Ariki springs lived the taniwha Horotiu, after whom the stream that ran down present-day Queen Street and flowed into the bay Horotiu (later Commercial Bay) was named. It is recalled in the name of the Auckland University of Technology marae: Ngā...


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