Introduction: Rēkohu and the Moriori
Rēkohu is the Moriori name for the island group known as the Chatham Islands. It is also the Moriori name for the main island in the group. Rēkohu is part of New Zealand. The name Rēkohu means “misty skies” or “the sun as seen through the mist”. The people of the land, or tchakat henu of Rēkohu are the Moriori.
Revised edition: August 2022