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1. (verb) to support.

I Maehe o te tau 1936, ka whakatūria a Rangi hei mema mō te Kaunihera Ture, he utu rā tēnei ka roa kē nei ia e taituarā ana i te Rōpū Reipa (TTR 1998:108). / In March 1936 Rangi was appointed to the Legislative Council, recognition for his long-standing support of the Labour Party.


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2. (modifier) supporting.

Ka whakatūria ia hai āpiha taituarā mō te hokowhitu tuatahi o te matua o Hauraki, i Tauranga rā te papa (TTR 2000:154). / He was appointed adjutant (supporting officer) for the 1st Battalion, Hauraki Regiment, based in Tauranga.


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3. (noun) assistant, support, security, collateral.

Nō ngā iwi o Ngāti Tūwharetoa me Ngāti Maru a Pauline; ā pau noa ōna rā, noho ai ia hei taituarā mō ngā mahi a tana hoa rangatira (TTR 2000:213). / Pauline was from the tribes of Ngāti Tūwharetoa and Ngāti Maru, and she was a support for the work of her husband throughout his life.


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