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ngahere Play

1. (noun) bush, forest.

Engari kei te matengatenga rawa ia, ina hoki i takoto tonu mō ētahi hēkena, kātahi ka kitea atu e ngōki haere ana ki te ngahere (TP 1/1/1901:8). / But he is badly hurt because he just lay for some seconds and then he was seen crawling away into the bush.

tī ngahere Play

1. (noun) forest cabbage tree, Cordyline banksii - produces several stems near the ground with large droopy leaves. Found on forest margins and damper places from North Cape to Westport.

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ngahere horomata Play

1. (noun) virgin forest.

ngahere pārūrū Play

1. (noun) tropical rain forest.

tuatua ngahere Play

1. (noun) deforestation.

Nā te tuatua ngahere a ngā tāngata whai i tēnei takiwā kua ngaro te nuinga o ngā manu māori. / Because of the settlers' deforestation of this area the majority of native birds have disappeared.

ngahere urutapu Play

1. (noun) virgin forest.

Me rāhui ngā ngahere urutapu o Aotearoa hei painga mō te taiao. / The virgin forests of Aotearoa/New Zealand should be reserved for the benefit of the environment.

Kaitiaki Rēti Ngahere Karauna, Ngā Play

1. (loan) Crown Forestry Rental Trust.

ngarehe Play

1. (noun) bush, forest - unusual variation of ngahere.

Ko ngā taitamariki kua akona e ngā Pākehā i haere ki te ngarehe ki te kani papa (MM.TKM 30/9/1856:9). / The young men who had been taught by the Pākehā, proceeded to the forests to saw timber.

See also ngahere

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