This new edition gives thousands of Aboriginal meanings from all over Australia. So many of our place names are derived from Aboriginal words but their origins and meanings are unknown to most Australians. This new edition of Aboriginal Place Names gives thousands of Aboriginal meanings from all over Australia, plus many new entries for places that have recently been given Aboriginal names
A.W. Reed Born in Auckland in 1908, A.W. Reed (Alexander Wyclif) was educated at Mt Albert Grammar School. In 1932, he helped to found a book-publishing business, A.H. & A.W. Reed, one of New Zealand's leading publishing houses of the time with an enduring list of local books. Reed wrote more than 200 books himself, with a range of reference works and popular accounts of Maori culture.