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ngahere

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.

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tī ngahere

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

1. (noun) virgin forest.

ngahere pārūrū

1. (noun) tropical rain forest.

tuatua ngahere

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.

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ngahere urutapu

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.

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Kaitiaki Rēti Ngahere Karauna, Ngā

1. (loan) Crown Forestry Rental Trust.

ngarehe

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.

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