1. (noun) finely woven bag.
Ka kohia atu hoki e mātou, e ngā wāhine me ngā tamariki, ngā kōhatu noa, ngā tarutaru noa, ka hoatu ki aua tupua, he kōhatu i paingia, ā, ka kohia ki ā rātou pūtea, he mea i makaa ko ngā tarutaru me ngā peka rākau i hoatu (Wh4 2004:135). / We, the women and children, collected stones and vegetation randomly and gave them to those strange beings. They liked the stones and put them in their finely woven bags, but the grasses and branches of trees that we gave them were thrown away.
2. (noun) fund, finance, bank account, sum of money.
1. (loan) (noun) sum of money, fund, account.
1. (noun) accountant.
He mea whakatū anō hoki a ia hei tumuaki mō te pekanga ki Pōneke o te Rōpū Wāhine Toko i te Ora, ā, hei tumuaki tuarua, kaitiaki pūtea atu hoki mō te kaunihera ā-rohe o te rōpū nei ki Pōneke (TTR 2000:253). / She was also appointed as president of the Wellington branch of the Māori Women’s Welfare League, and vice president and treasurer of the Wellington district council.
1. (noun) financial year.
1. (noun) petty cash, family budget.
Hāunga anō, i runga tonu i tana pai ki te whakahaere i te pūtea iti a te whānau, ā, ahakoa ngā uaua o tērā wā, tokowhitu rawa āna tamariki i tae ki te kura tuarua (TTR 2000:89). / Yet she managed the family budget so well that, despite difficulties of that time, seven of her children went to secondary school.
1. (noun) budget (finance).
Ko te whāinga matua o tā te pakihi whakamahere pūtea, kia toe mai he moni hua i te paunga o te tau. Mēnā ka nui ake ngā whakapaunga i ērā ka matapaehia i te mahere pūtea, tērā pea ko te moni ngaro te otinga, ā, ka raru pea te pakihi (TRP 2010:159). / The main objective of a financial business plan is that there is a profit at the end of the year. If expenditure is greater than was predicted in the budget, then it is likely that it will result in a financial loss, and the business might be in trouble.
1. (noun) bank account.
Ko tā te ripanga kaute, he whakarārangi i ngā moni tango me ngā moni kuhu o tētahi pūtea pēke, me te whakaatu anō i te tapeke pūtea (TRP 2010:215). / The purpose of a balance sheet is to list the withdrawals and deposits of a bank account, and to show the account balance.
1. (noun) account balance.
1. (noun) savings fund, nest egg, provision for a rainy day, reserves, investment.
1. (noun) financial loan.
Nō te mutunga o 1928, ka noho ko Ngata te minita mō ngā take Māori, ā, nā tana ture e tuku ana i ētehi pūtea tārewa a te kāwanatanga ki ngā kaiahu whenua Māori (TTR 1996:47). / At the end of 1928 Ngata became native minister, and his legislation providing for state loans to Māori farmers.
See also tārewa
1. (noun) capitalist - tāngata whai pūtea (plural).