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Moana-nui-a-Kiwa, Te Play

1. (location) Pacific Ocean.

I kauria e koe Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa, i roto i ngā ngaru tūātea, i ngā hau pūkeri nui (TP 7/1906:9). / You swam the Pacific Ocean in the frothy waves and violent winds.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 78;)

Ngārimu, Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa Play

1. (personal name) (1919-1943) Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau-a-Apanui; sportsman and soldier of the 28th Māori Battalion who was awarded the Victoria Cross posthumously for his bravery against the Germans in the Second World War when he was killed on 27 March 1943.

(Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 183-184;)

Niao Ahi o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa, Te Play

1. (location) Pacific Rim of Fire.

E pātata ana ki te 200 te maha o ngā puia oho i Te Niao Ahi o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa (RP 2009:399). / There are nearly 200 active volcanoes in the Pacific Rim of Fire.

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