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hiranga

1. (noun) superiority, excellence.

Pērā anō te hiranga ake o tōna utu i tō te tīhi, i tō te pata (TJ 11/1/1898:4). / Likewise it gains a superior price than that of cheese and butter.

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2. (noun) importance, significance.

He kite nōna i te hiranga nei o te whiwhi whakaakoranga o te tamariki te take i haere nei ia ki te kāreti takiura o Ākarana i ngā tau 1942 me 1943 (TTR 2000:249). / Because he perceived the importance of education to young people, in 1942 and 1943 he attended Auckland Training College.

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Hiranga Tangata, Te

1. Work and Income New Zealand.

Tohu Hiranga, Te

1. Order of New Zealand, ONZ - The Order of New Zealand is New Zealand’s most senior honour and is limited to 20 living persons.

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