They lie 862 kilometres east of Christchurch but 772 kilometres south-east of Napier.
They are at about the same latitude (44° south) as Christchurch.
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The Chatham Islands group includes many small islands but only the two main islands are inhabited: Chatham Island (920 sq km), also called Rēkohu (by Moriori) or Wharekauri (by Māori) and Pitt Island (7.7 sq km), also called Rangihaute (by Moriori) or Rangiāuria (by Māori).
Lakes and lagoons cover about a quarter of Chatham Island.
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