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whakatehauāuru Play

1. (modifier) towards the west.

Ka tīmata i te awa o Whangaehu, haere atu i taua awa ki te tau o Te Ruahine, haere ngā tau o Te Ruahine, o Tararua, tae noa ki te puke o Paekākāriki ; haere whakatehauāuru i runga i Paekākāriki ki te moana, ā, haere i te taha moana (hui katoa te motutere o Kapiti) hono noa ki te tīmatanga (TKM.MM 13/3/1862:25). / It commences at the mouth of the Whangaehu River, from there by that river to the Ruahine Range, then following the Ruahine and Tararua ranges to Paekākāriki Hill, then westwards across Paekākāriki to the sea, and then by the coast (including the island of Kapiti) to join back up with the starting point.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 112;)


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