One of the new-zealand chiefs claimed as his progenitor the neighbouring great mountain, Tongariro.
But new-zealand sheep farmers are not sentimental I am afraid.
He went to new-zealand on account of some unhappy love-affair, and was never heard of any more.
from Dutch Nieuw Zeeland, literally "new sea land," but chiefly a reference to the Dutch province of Zeeland. Discovered 1647 by Dutch explorer Abel Tasman and originally named Staaten Landt; the name was changed the following year by Dutch authorities.