1. (loan) (noun) Prime Minister, Premier - in Aotearoa/New Zealand the title of the head of government was called a 'Premier' from 1865, but changed to 'Prime Minister' in 1907.
I whakatūria a Hone Kī hei Pirimia i te pōtitanga i te tau 2008. / John Key became Prime Minister in the 2008 election.
I te ahiahitanga o taua rā, ka haere atu taua hunga nei kia kite i te Pirimia (TMP 16/12/1895:11). / In the evening of that day, the group went to see the Premier.