Te Kowai, Queensland
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|Location||9 km (6 mi) SW of Mackay|
The name of the suburb is derived from a former railway station, itself derived from a nearby sugar plantation named after a New Zealand tree, kowhai. The name was shortened and the Māori definite article "Te" added.
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- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Te Kowai, Qld (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 January 2020.
- "Te Kowai - locality (entry 46843)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 23 June 2017.
- "Te Kowai Sugar Mill". Mackay Historical Society and Museum Inc. Retrieved 29 August 2008.
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