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iwi Play

1. (noun) extended kinship group, tribe, nation, people, nationality, race - often refers to a large group of people descended from a common ancestor and associated with a distinct territory.

Ko ngā putiputi nei he roimata nō tātou mō rātou mā e takoto mai rā i ngā marae o ngā iwi kē (TTT 1/4/1927). / These flowers were our tears for those who lie on the battle fields of other nationalities.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 42-43, 89, 113; Te Māhuri Textbook (Ed. 2): 80, 172;)


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2. (noun) strength, bone.

Ka pakaru ngā kākahu, ka tuia he kākahu mō rātou ki te kiri kekeno, he iwi toroa ngā ngira (TWM 20/2/1868:5). / When their clothes were ragged they sewed garments of seal skins and the needles were of albatross bone.


Iwi Poa Play

1. (loan) (noun) Afrikaners, Boers - South Africans of Dutch descent.

Kua tae mai te rongo i te 2 o ngā rā o Hune nei, kua mau te rongo i waenganui i te Ingarihi me te Iwi Poa (TPH 31/5/1902:6). / News arrived on 2 June that peace had been made between the English and the Afrikaners.


iwi taketake Play

1. (noun) indigenous people, native people.

I a ia ka tae ki Āwherika ki te Tonga, i tūtaki ia ki ngā iwi taketake o reira me ngā āpiha kāwanatanga (TTR 2000:171). / When he went to South Africa he met the indigenous peoples there and government officials.


iwi whenua Play

1. (noun) indigenous people, native people.

Tērā tētahi tangata he Pānioro i mau herehere i ngā rēpara, (arā te iwi whenua o taua motu i whawhai nei ki Pānioro) paitinitia ana e ia ngā kai mō Akuināro, he tianara nō ngā rēpara (TJ 6/10/1898:5). / There was a Spaniard, who was a prisoner of the rebels (that is the indigenous people of that country who fought the Spanish) who poisoned the food for Aguinaldo, a rebel general.


Whakaratonga Iwi Play

1. (noun) New Zealand Fire Service.


iwi whānui Play

1. (noun) general population, public.

Kei te kaha te wānangatia o tēnei kaupapa i reira, he pōhēhē nō rātou mā tēnei momo whakahaere e pakari ake ai, e kaha ake ai te tahuri mai o te iwi whānui ki te reo (HM 3/1990:1). / This topic is being hotly debated there, because they think mistakenly that through this type of organisation the general population will focus more strongly on the language.


aukati iwi Play

1. (noun) racism.

Nā te aukati iwi o te wā i whakarērea ai a Nēpia ki waho o te tīma i whakawhiti rā ki Āwherika ki te Tonga i te tau 1928 (TTR 1998:120). / Because of the racism of the time Nēpia was omitted from the team that crossed to South Africa in 1928.


iwi kāinga Play

1. (noun) local people, hosts, home crowd.

Ā, i ēnei rā ka tū ngā kura reo ki ngā kuratini, ki ngā whare wānanga ko te iwi kāinga o taua rohe ngā kaiwhakahaere (HM 4/2008:1). / And these days language learning gatherings are held in polytehnics and universities and the local people of that area are the organisers.


poutoko iwi Play

1. (noun) community leader.


patu iwi

1. (noun) bone weapon, weapon for destroying people.

He patu iwi ā ētahi. / Some had weapons of bone.


2. (noun) genocide.

Ki a tātou, he mea whakarihariha te patu iwi. / To us, genocide is a shocking thing.


Ngā Iwi Play

1. (noun) a tribe that once lived in the Auckland area but was replaced by later groups. They then moved further south to northern Waikato.


(Te Pihinga Textbook (Ed. 2): 117;)


Tira Ahu Iwi, Te Play

1. (noun) Iwi Transition Agency.


Mana Whakahaere ā-Iwi Play

1. (personal noun) Iwi Authority.

I te marama o Whiringa-ā-rangi 1996, ka whakamihia e te Karauna te whakaaetanga tuku mana a te Mana Whakahaere ā-Iwi (Ngāti Mutunga Claims Settlement Bill). / In November 1996, the Crown acknowledged the deed of mandate of the Iwi Authority.


Whakapuakitanga o te Rūnanga Whakakotahi i ngā Iwi o te Ao mō ngā Tika o ngā Iwi Taketake Play

1. United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.


kaiwhakawhanaunga ā-iwi Play

1. (noun) race relations conciliator.


reo ā-iwi Play

1. (noun) dialect, tribal dialect.

I te tau 2009 he maha ngā āhuatanga Māori i runga i te ipurangi, pērā i ngā niupepa o ngā rautau o 1800 me 1900, ngā papakupu, te papakupu reo-Māori anake tuatahi arā a Te Pātaka Kupu me ngā raraunga reo ā-iwi pērā i Te Papakupu o Te Tai Tokerau (Te Ara 2013). / In 2009 there was a sizable Māori presence on the Internet, such as the newspapers from the 19th and 20th centuries, dictionaries, including the first monolingual Māori dictionary, 'Te Pātaka Kupu', and databases of tribal dialects, such as Te Papakupu o Te Tai Tokerau.
(Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 50-53; Te Kōhure Video Tapes (Ed. 1): 2;)


Tari Tiaki Iwi, Te Play

1. (loan) Public Trust.


rūnanga ā-iwi

1. (noun) tribal council.

Ka waihangatia hoki ngā rūnanga ā-iwi engari auare ake, kāore i whai mana ki te titiro a te kāwanatanga (Te Ara 2017). / Tribal councils were created, but these were not official in the eyes of the government.


tikanga ā-iwi Play

1. (noun) cultural practice, social science, tribal custom.

Nā runga i tōna pūkenga ki ngā tikanga ā-iwi me ngā kōrero tuku iho i tū teitei ai tōna mana i waenga i te kāhui ariki o Ngāi Tahu (TTR 1994:39). / As an expert on tribal custom and traditions his standing among Ngāi Tahu aristocracy was of the highest.


tūreiti e te iwi Play

1. (loan) too late - an idiomatic expression.


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