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papa kāinga Play

1. (noun) original home, home base, village, communal Māori land - sometimes written as one word, papakāinga.

Ko tēnei wāhi e tūngia nei e ēnei whare he papa kāinga, engari ko te taitara ki tēnei wāhi kei a Mōrehu Tūroa (TTT 1/3/1923:3). / This place where these houses stand is the original home, but Mōrehu Tūroa has the title to this place.

kuha papa kāinga Play

1. (noun) shanty town.

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