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kaitiaki Play

1. (noun) trustee, minder, guard, custodian, guardian, caregiver, keeper, steward.

Koia rā te take hei ārai atu i tēnei tū mate, i whakaarohia nuitia, kia hangaia e te Pāremata tētahi ritenga hou, kia āhei ai te whiu i ngā kaitiaki e mahi hē ana (TM 23/4/1881:2). / That's the reason for stopping this type of problem and it was carefully considered by Parliament to create a new procedure to enable the prosecution of trustees who transgress.

See also tarahitī, taratī, kaitieki


Kaitiaki Māori Play

1. Māori Trustee.


kaitiaki pūtea Play

1. (noun) accountant.

He mea whakatū anō hoki a ia hei tumuaki mō te pekanga ki Pōneke o te Rōpū Wāhine Toko i te Ora, ā, hei tumuaki tuarua, kaitiaki pūtea atu hoki mō te kaunihera ā-rohe o te rōpū nei ki Pōneke (TTR 2000:253). / She was also appointed as president of the Wellington branch of the Māori Women’s Welfare League, and vice president and treasurer of the Wellington district council.


kaitiaki moni Play

1. (loan) (noun) cashier, treasurer.

I ngā rā tīmata ake o Te Tatau-o-te-Pō, riro ana ko Eruera te kaiwhakahaere, te kaitiaki moni hoki (TTR 2000:103). / In the early days of Te Tatau-o-te-Pō meeting house, Eruera was administrator and treasurer.


Kaitiaki Mana Tangata

1. (personal noun) Ombudsman.


Kaitiaki mō te Katoa Play

1. Public Trustee.


Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri, Te Play

1. Electoral Commission.


Kaitiaki Rēti Ngahere Karauna, Ngā Play

1. (loan) Crown Forestry Rental Trust.


Kaitiaki o Ngā Taonga Whitiāhua, Ngā Play

1. New Zealand Film Archive.


Tari o te Kaitiaki Mana Tangata, Te Play

1. (loan) Office of the Ombudsman.


kai- Play

1. Prefix added to verbs which express some kind of action to form nouns denoting a human agent (i.e. the person doing the action), e.g. kaikōrero (speaker), kaitiaki (guardian, trustee), kaimahi (worker), kaihoko (seller), kaituhi (writer) and kaitito haka (haka composer). This prefix cannot be used with verbs the meaning of which indicates a state, not an activity, e.g. moe and . In other words, only transitive verbs can take the prefix kai-. There are exceptions to this rule, notably kainoho (inhabitant). Some of the words created by this use of kai- are listed in this dictionary, but the list is not exhaustive.

He kaiārahi ia i Te Whakarewarewa. / She is a guide at Whakarewarewa.
(Te Pihinga Textbook (Ed. 2): 48-49;)

See also kaihoe, porokaihākere


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