New Zealand city name generator.
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KeeWee

Keewee is a New Zealand city name generator. I spend a year in New Zealand and realized that there was a pattern to the name of the cities I visited. Most of the cities have Maori sounding named (Oamaru, Whitianga, Tekapo) while others clearly show their English background (New Plymouth, Wellington or Palmerston North).

This repo is an attempt to see if I can come up with my own generator.

At first I wanted to manually code all the rules that could let me generate names. Things like Maori names don't have the letter d, or that they sometimes repeat parts (like Katikati).

In the end I decided to try a fully automated way by building a tree of all the possible names and play a bit on statistics to see if I could generate new ones.