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rohe

1. (noun) hand net, small basket.

Ko te rohe he mea tā ki te muka (W 1971:345). / The rohe was a basket fashioned with New Zealand flax.

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rohe

1. (verb) (-a) to set boundaries, set apart.

Kāore rawa i whakatūria te kura ki Porirua, engari ko te wāhi whenua i rohea atu i ērā tau e toru tekau kua taha nei (TWMNT 30/10/1875:236). / The school at Porirua has never been established, although the piece of land was set apart thirty years ago.

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2. (noun) boundary, district, region, territory, area, border (of land).

(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 78;)

Ko te rā tuarua tēnei, arā, ko te 24 o Whiringa-ā-nuku o te tau 2009, mai i te hokinga mai i te uhunga ki a Mate Huatahi Kaiwai i te marae o Mangahānea, i paku kō atu i Rua-a-Tōrea, i te rohe o Ngāti Porou (HM 4/2009:1). / This is the second day, the 24 October 2009, since returning from the funeral of Mate Huatahi Kaiwai at Mangahānea marae, a little beyond Rua-a-Tōrea in Ngāti Porou territory.

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rohe pōtae

1. (noun) tribal territory, tribal homelands.

Ko Waikaremoana te whaitua o te rohe pōtae o Tūhoe ki te tonga-mā-rāwhiti (Te Ara 2013). / Lake Waikaremoana is the region in the south-east of the Tūhoe territory.

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rohe keo

1. (noun) shooting circle (netball).

rohe pōti

1. (loan) (noun) electorate, electoral district.

(Te Māhuri Textbook (Ed. 2): 155;)

I whakawhirinaki tonu ia ki tana hunga ohu i te mahi, tae atu hoki ki āna tamariki: riro ana nā Te Rino i whakahaere te mahi a te pāmu, me Rima anō i te āwhina i a ia; ko Whetū tana hēkeretari mō te rohe pōti (TTR 1998:223). / He relied on volunteer helpers, including his children: Te Rino ran the farm with assistance from Rima; Whetū was his secretary for the electorate.

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rohe wā

1. (noun) time zone.

Nā te mea e takahurihuri ana te ao, he rerekē te wā ka whiti te Rā ki tēnā whenua, ki tēnā whenua, puta noa i te ao. I te wā e whitia mai ana a Aotearoa, e pō ana a Ingarangi me ērā atu whenua i tērā taha o te ao. Tekau mā rua hāora tō rātou tōmuri i a tātou. Nā te pēnei, kua wehea te ao ki ētahi rohe wā e 24 (TRP 2010:242). / Because the earth is rotating, the times when the sun is shining in various parts of the world are different. When Aotearoa has day, England and other countries on that side of the world have night. They are 12 hours behind us. Because of this, the world is divided into 24 time zones (TRP 2010:242).

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rohe kōreporepo

1. (noun) wetlands.

rohe piro

1. (noun) in-goal area (sport).

rohe tauārai

1. (noun) boundary.

E whakaae ana anō a Tāke, kia mahia, kia whakatūturutia te rohe tauārai o te whenua a Tāke rāua ko Pāhia (TW 22/6/1878:313). / Turkey also agrees that a boundary between Turkey and Persia be determined and made permanent.

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rohe kauwhata

1. (noun) quadrant (of a graph).

E rua ngā tuaka o te papa kauwhata nei, e wehe ana i ngā rohe kauwhata e whā (TRP 2010:137). / There are two axes of this graph separating the four quadrants.

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waehere rohe

1. (noun) area code.

kaitono rohe pōti

1. (loan) (noun) parliamentary candidate.

Ka taea e ngā kaitono rohe pōti te pānui i runga reo irirangi, pouaka whakaata rānei hei whakatairanga i tō rātou tū hei kaitono rohe pōti (He Aratohu mā ngā Kaitono 2014:25). / Parliamentary candidates are able to make announcements on radio or television to promote their standing as parliamentary candidates.

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ā-rohe

1. (modifier) local, regional.

Riro ana nā Ānaru rātau ko Te Reiwhati Vercoe, ko Mana Pere te mahi ki te whakatūtū haere mai i ngā kaunihera ā-rohe mō ngā rōpū whakahaere ā-iwi (NTR 2000:1). / It was Ānaru, Te Reiwhati Vercoe and Norman Perry who set up the district councils of tribal executives.

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Rohe Pōtae, Te

1. (location) King Country.

(Te Māhuri Textbook (Ed. 2): 118;)

Kei te rongo mātou e hokoa tāhaetia ana te waipiro ki te takiwā o Te Rohe Pōtae (TP 4/1908:7). / We hear that liquor is being sold illegally in the King Country district.

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Pōti ā-rohe

1. (noun) Electoral vote.

kaunihera-ā-rohe

1. (loan) (noun) district council.

tōrangapū ā-rohe

1. (noun) local body politics.

I te rau tau 1900 ka rongohia te awe o ngā rangatira o Rangitāne i ngā take tōrangapū ā-rohe, ā-motu hoki (Te Ara 2013). / In the 20th century Rangitāne leaders were involved in local and national politics.

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kāwanatanga ā-rohe

1. (loan) (noun) regional government.

mana ā-rohe

1. (noun) local authority.

kaunihera ā-rohe

1. (loan) (noun) regional council, district council.

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.

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