1. (noun) group, party of people, company, gang, association, entourage, committee, organisation, category.
1. (loan) (noun) New Zealand Labour Party - a political party formed in 1916 to represent the interests of working people.
1. (noun) political party.
I te tau 1996 ka whakakuhuna te kaupapa whirirua hei tikanga pōti whānui, e whai wāhi ai ngā rōpū tōrangapū ririki ki roto Pāremata (Te Ara 2013). / In 1996 the mixed member proportional representation voting system was introduced whereby minority political parties can have a place in Parliament.
1. (noun) Church Missionary Society.
I te tau 1840, i te marama o Hānuere, ka haere rāua ko Te Korohiko ki Pēwhairangi i te taha o Te Karu Whā, o te Rōpū Hāhi Mihinare, ki ngā hui whakawhitiwhiti kōrero mō te Tiriti o Waitangi (TTR 1990:187). / In January 1840, he and Te Korohiko travelled to the Bay of Islands with Henry Williams of the Church Missionary Society to the gathering discussing the Treaty of Waitangi.