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ahuwhenua - farming, agricultural
awhi, awhiawhi - to hug
ēkareta - escalator
haka-ā-ringa - action song -waiata-ā-ringa
hohonu - deep, important
hui - meeting, gathering
Hui Tōpū - Anglican Synod meeting
irāmutu - nephew, niece
iwi - people, tribe
ka nui - be sufficient, enough
kaiwhakamātau - instructor
kato (-hia) - to gather, pluck, pick
kikī - full, be full
koroua - old man
kowhete - to scold - kohete
māia - kaha
maka, makamaka (-ina) - to throw
mārena - N. wedding, marriage - v. be married
Ngāti Pōneke - a Māori Cultural Club in Wellington
ngāwari - gentle, pleasant, kindly
pāhi - purse, wallet
parakitihi - n. practice - v. practise
pātītī - grass
pire - account, bill
Pōneke - Wellington (from an old name for Wellington harbour Port Nicholson)
poraka - jersey, pullover
Poutāpeta - Post Office
rekareka - be pleased, enjoy oneself
tau - year
tīma - team
tipuna - grandfather
tītītōrea - a Māori game played with rods - the "stick game"
tumuaki - superior, boss, head (of department, etc.)
tūtaki (-na) - to meet
weriweri - horrible
whakahokia - to reply, answer
whakamā - shyness, reluctance
whakamau - to put on (clothes)
whakapakanga - youngest child in a family
whiriti - refrigerator

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