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Maungati is located in New Zealand

Maungati is a lightly populated locality[1] situated approximately 18 miles southwest of Timaru in the Canterbury region of New Zealand's South Island. It is a small farming community in an area with primarily sheep and cattle farming and some deer farming, and it has a 9-hole golf course and Māori rock drawings.

Maungati comes from the Māori language words "maunga", meaning "mountain", and "ti", meaning "cabbage tree", and thus means "mountain of cabbage tree". There are many cabbage trees in the area.


  1. ^ "Place Name Detail: Maungati". New Zealand Geographic Placenames Database. Land Information New Zealand. Retrieved 20 May 2005. 

Coordinates: 44°27′S 170°56′E / 44.450°S 170.933°E / -44.450; 170.933