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Kupe Play

1. (personal name) an early visitor to Aotearoa/New Zealand who returned to Hawaiki.


(Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 210-219;)


Pēhi Kupe, Te Play

1. (personal name) (?-1828) Ngāti Toa; chief and warrior who fought with Te Rauparaha in the conquest of new territories in central Aotearoa/New Zealand, establishing their headquarters on Kapiti Island. Visited England in 1824 where he met King George IV, returning with guns for the invasion of the South Island, but he was killed at Kaiapoi pā after insulting a Ngāi Tahu chief.

Ko Te Pēhi Kupe te mātāmua o ngā tama a Toitoi, ā, i heke mai a ia i ngā tātai matua o Toa Rangatira, te tino tipuna o Ngāti Toa (TTR 1990:245). / Te Pehi Kupe was the firstborn of Toitoi's sons and was descended in the senior line from Toa Rangatira, the eponymous ancestor of Ngāti Toa.
(Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 142-160;)


Koko a Kupe, Te Play

1. (location) Cloudy Bay (northern South Island). Also known as Te Whanganui.


ngā tai a Kupe Play

1. exceptionally high tides, king tides, spring tides.

Ka whawhai atu koe ki ngā tai a Kupe (W 1971:361). / You will battle against the king tides.


Mātakitaki-a-Kupe, Te Play

1. (location) Cape Palliser - southernmost point of the North Island.


Matawhaorua Play

1. (personal name) canoe on which Kupe sailed to Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Ko 'Matawhaorua' he waka tapu, e kore e utaina te kai ki runga, nā 'Māmari' i mau mai ngā oranga mō ngā tāngata o 'Matawhaorua', me ngā purapura (TP 7/1913:5). / 'Matawhaorua' was a sacred canoe, food could not be taken on board. It was 'Māmari' that brought the sustenance for the crew of 'Matawhaorua', and the seeds.

See also Matahourua


Matahourua Play

1. (personal noun) canoe that brought Kupe from Hawaiki.

Ko te tipuna tōmua rawa ake, rongonui rawa ake o ngā iwi o Te Tau Ihu, ko Kupe, te rangatira rongonui o te waka a 'Matahourua', i heke i Hawaiki (Te Ara 2011). / The earliest and most famous ancestor of the northern South Island was Kupe, the famous chief of the 'Matahourua' canoe which migrated from Hawaiki.
(Te Māhuri Study Guide (Ed. 1): 30; Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 210-219;)


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