Atene

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This article is about the former village in New Zealand. For the Greek city, see Athens.

Ātene is a former village located 35 kilometres (22 mi) from Whanganui along the Whanganui River. It was named by the missionary Richard Taylor in the 19th century and is a Māori transliteration of Athens. A small meeting house is all that remains.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diana Beaglehole (February 2010). "Whanganui places - River settlements". Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand.