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haukāinga Play

1. (noun) home, true home, local people of a marae, home people.

Nāna i whakakīkī te nuinga o te iwi o Taumutu kia hoki ki te haukāinga i runga i tana kī atu kua ū te maungārongo i reira (TTR 1990:146). / He persuaded the majority of the people of Taumutu to return home on his assurance that peace had been established there.

See also hau kāinga

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