1. (verb) (-a) to set boundaries, set apart.
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.
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.
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).
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.
1. (modifier) local, regional.
1. (noun) Electoral vote.
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.