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pūkenga Play

1. (modifier) skilled, versed in.

Tino mōhiotia ana ia he tangata pūkenga, he tohunga rongonui ki te whakairo (TTR 1998:85). / He was well known as a skilled person, a famous expert carver.


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2. (noun) repository, skill, expertise, lecturer.

Ki tāna, he hua nui kei roto i te taha mākohakoha, whakahoahoa hoki o te Māori i tana noho, tāpiri atu hoki ki ana pūkenga auaha me tana manaaki i te tangata, he painga mō te motu kei te katoa o ēnei āhuatanga (TTR 2000:71). / In his opinion, there was great value in the relaxed and friendly nature of the Māori lifestyle in addition to their creative skills and hospitality for the benefit of the country as a whole.


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3. (noun) specialist, expert.

He pūkenga ngā tohunga ki ngā momo toi whakairo, toi moko, te waihanga whare me ngā mahi ā-wairua (Te Ara 2013). / Tohunga were specialists in areas such as carving, tattooing, building houses and spiritual matters.


pukenga Play

1. (noun) rising, swelling, welling up.

Kāhore i roa te putanga ki te moana ka whakawhiti i te ākau ko te pukenga o te ngaru, kātahi ka porowhiua te poti tahuri tonu atu, pūtere ana te tokorima nei i te wai (HKW 1/9/1902:10). / It wasn't long after they had put to sea and were crossing the reef that a wave rose up and the boat was thrown about, capsizing and the five people were tossed into the water.


2. (noun) pools, flood waters.


pūkenga oro Play

1. (noun) audio technician, audio engineer.

Ko te mahi a te pūkenga oro, he hopu, he rāwekeweke, he whakanikoniko, he whakaputa i te puoro. He wā anō, ko tāna mahi he whakarite, he whakahaere i ngā oro mō tētahi whakaaturanga mataora ki te atamira o te whare whakaari. Ko te āhua o ngā oro hei whakaū i te wairua o te whakaaturanga (RMR 2017). / The role of a sound engineer is to record, manipulate, embellish and reproduce music. Another role is in arranging and controlling the sound for a live stage production. The nature of the sound helps establish the mood of the production (RMR 2017).


pūkenga tūrama Play

1. (noun) lighting technician.

Ko te pūkenga tūrama te tangata māna e whakarite, māna e whakahaere ngā rama mō tētahi whakaaturanga (RMR 2017). / The lighting technician is the person who organises and controls the lighting for a production (RMR 2017).


pūkenga puoro Play

1. (noun) musicianship.

Ko te pūkenga puoro te tau o te ringapuoro ki tāna mahi, ko te āhua o tana whakatinana i āna puoro (RTP 2015:81). / Musicianship is the artistry of a musician in performing their music (RTP 2015:81).


pūkenga torohū Play

1. receptive skills.


pūkenga matua Play

1. (noun) senior lecturer.


pūkenga whakarongo Play

1. (noun) aural skill, listening skill.

Ko te pūkenga whakarongo te āhei o te tangata ki te hopu, ki te tautohu, ki te tātari, ki te tārua i ngā oro ka tau atu ki ōna taringa (RTP 2015:81). / Aural skill is the ability of a person to hold, to identify, to analyse and to duplicate the sounds that she hears (RTP 2015:81).


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