1. (noun) storehouse raised upon posts, pantry, larder.
I te wā i tū ai te pātaka whakairo a te Pōkiha Taranui ki Maketū, ka huaina e ia te ingoa ko te whare o tōna pāpā; kei te whare mātakitaki i Akarana taua pātaka (M 2005:242). / At the time that Te Pōkiha Taranui's carved storehouse stood at Maketū he named it after the name of his father's house; the storehouse is in the museum in Auckland.
2. (noun) a pattern of a finely woven basket.