1. (modifier) forward, ahead, towards the front.
E whakaatu ana ngā reta tāroa i tuhia e tētehi ki tētehi i ngā tau atu i 1925 ki 1950, e ū tonu ana te aro mai o Te Rangi Hīroa ki te āhua o ngā mahi e ahu whakamua ana i Niu Tīreni nei, me ōna āwangawanga e pā ana ki te oranga o te Māori (TTR 1996:17). / The lengthy correspondence between them in the years 1925 to 1950 reveals Peter Buck's continued interest in developments in New Zealand and his concern for Māori welfare.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 112;)
See also whaka-