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Tai Rāwhiti, Te

1. (location) East Coast (of the North Island) - sometimes written as two words, i.e. Te Tairāwhiti.

(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 78;)

Ko ia tētahi o ngā ihorei rongonui o taua rohe i te taenga tuatahi atu o ngā Pākehā ki Te Tai Rāwhiti (TTR 1990:111). / He was one of the famous leaders of that district when Pākehā first arrived on the East Coast.

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