Taniwha Island (Meridian)
- "Taniwha Island" redirects here. For other uses, see Taniwha Island (disambiguation).
|Outpost island in the Draco Archipelago
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Taniwha Island is an outpost island located in the Draco Archipelago. There are three known routes from the island: Ichor Island, Seirene Island, and an interarchipelago route to Granuaile in the Whiptail Archipelago.
There are no buildings on Taniwha Island.
In the mythology of the Māori (the indigenous people of New Zealand), Taniwha (pronounced Tuh-nee-fuh) are beings that live in deep pools in rivers, dark caves, or in the sea, especially in places with dangerous currents or deceptive breakers. The word 'taniwha' is also used to refer in a complimentary way to chiefs.
Tahniwha Island is currently an uninhabitable island.