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Tupuānuku

1. (personal noun) Pleione - one of the stars in Te Kāhui o Matariki, the Pleiades star cluster. A star associated with food that is grown in the ground, for example, kūmara.

E hono ana a Tupuānuku ki ngā kai e tipu ana i te whenua (Matariki 2017:27). / Tupuānuku is connected to the food grown in the ground.

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