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taupō

1. (noun) rough black and yellow cloak.

Ngā taonga i haere atu ai, he taupō, he paepaeroa, he korowai, he pekerangi muka, he pekerangi wūru, he pūkoro whatu Māori, he mere pounamu (KO 15/3/1884:3). / The treasures that were taken were: a rough black and yellow cloak, a cloak with tāniko borders along three sides, a cloak with tags, a cloak decorated with tufts of red feathers spaced over it one made of flax fibre and the other with wool, a cloak with a narrow tāniko border on the sides only and a greenstone mere.

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Taupō-nui-a-Tia

1. (location) Lake Taupō.

(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 78;)

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