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Found 11 matches

tiaki Play

1. (verb) (-na) to guard, keep.

I tētahi pō, ka whakaritea ko au tētahi o ngā hēteri tiaki i ngā herehere (HP 1991:113). / One night I was appointed to be one of the sentries guarding the prisoners.


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2. (verb) (-na) to look after, nurse, care, protect, conserve, save (computer).

I runga i te kupu a Henare Parata, ka tukua mai e te Tari Māori i Pōneke he nēhi, arā, he wahine tiaki tūroro (TP 2/1903:11). / On the word of Henare Parata, the Native Affairs Department in Wellington sent a nurse, that is, a woman who cares for sick people.


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3. (verb) (-na) to have custody of.

Me haere tonu rātou ki te kōti, arā te Kōti Whānau, ki te tono mō tētahi pepa ki te hiahia rātou ki te tiaki tonu i ngā tamariki mō ngā rā katoa (RT 2013:80). / They must go to court, that is to the Family Court, to request a form if they wish to have full-time custody of the children.


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4. (verb) (-na) to hold in trust, administer for others.

Ka kaha kē nei te āwhina a Meihana i te whānau o tana wahine, o Kahu, tiaki hoki i ō rātou pānga whenua i te poraka o Reureu, me tana tiaki, whakanui atu hoki i te marae o Te Hiiri (TTR 1998:32). / Mason unstintingly assisted members of his wife, Kahu's, family in managing their interests in the Reureu block and in maintaining and extending Te Hiiri marae.


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5. (verb) (-na) to wait for, watch for.

Kei tātahi ia e tiaki ana i te waka o Karihi kia ū mai (W 1971:414). / He is at the beach waiting for Karihi's canoe to land.


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6. (noun) looking after, protection, safeguarding.

Ko te tino kaupapa a Te Whiwhi ko te tiaki i ō rātou whenua (TTR 1990:345). / Te Whiwhi's primary focus was the protection of their lands.

See also tiakanga


tiaki Play

1. (loan) (noun) cheque.

Ka rere te mahi a te nōti, a te tiaki, a te hiriwa, a te kapa, kīhai i roa, kua eke ki £218 (TJ 8/2/1898:5). / Lots of notes, cheques, silver and pennies flowed in and it wasn’t long before it had climbed to £218.

See also haki


Tiaki Play

1. (loan) (personal name) Jack, Jackie.

He mea whakaatu mai nā Tiaki Hōka, teina o Hōka, rōia o Whanganui (TJ 18/1/1900:11). / As described by Jack Hogg, the younger brother of Hogg, the Whanganui lawyer.


tiaki Play

1. (loan) (noun) jack (playing card).


tiaki Play

1. (loan) (noun) Union Jack (flag).

Ka whakatūria tana pou haki. Ka whakatarengia te tiaki o Ingarangi (TTR 1990:196). / His flagstaff was erected, and the Union Jack was flown.

See also tieki


tiaki hei Play

1. save as (computer).


pēke tiaki moni Play

1. (loan) (noun) savings bank.

Ko ngā painga o te pēke tiaki moni, kua oti te whakarite (TKM 10/5/1849:4). / The advantages of the savings bank that has been established.


whakaaetanga tiaki tamariki Play

1. (noun) parenting agreement, protection of children agreement.

Ka whakarārangi mai i tētahi whakaaetanga tiaki tamariki i ngā whakatau kua whakaaehia (Ministry of Justice MOJ0560M 2014:2) / It outlines a protection of children agreement and the decisions that have been agreed upon.


Tari Tiaki Pūngao, Te Play

1. (loan) Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority.


Tari Tiaki Iwi, Te Play

1. (loan) Public Trust.


tiakanga Play

1. circumstance of guarding, protection, preservation - nominalised form of tiaki.

Me tono ia ki ngā mema kia āta whakaaro rātou ki tēnei tikanga nui, arā te tiakanga o ngā ngāherehere, me ngā hē e tupu mai ana i runga i te mahi whakapau kau i aua ngāherehere (TWMNT 28/7/1874:183). / He must ask the members to think carefully about this important issue, that is the preservation of the forests, and to the injurious effects of destroying them.

See also tiaki


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