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tōrangapū

1. (modifier) political.

Nā ōna mōhiotanga, nā tāna atawhai matawhāiti, nā tōna hiringa me tōna mātauranga tōrangapū, i pērā rawa ai te angitu ōna ki tēnei whakatakanga āna (TTR 1996:112). / His intelligence, tact and persistence and political skill brought him considerable success in this mission (DNZB 1996:363).

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2. (noun) politics.

Ahakoa mau haere tonu a Meri Mangakāhia ki ngā tōrangapū Māori me te toko anō i tōna iwi, kāore he kōrero i tua atu i rongohia mō āna mahi mō te Kotahitanga (TTR 1994:54). / Although Meri Mangakāhia continued to be active in Māori politics and support of her people, nothing further is written about her participation in the Kotahitanga movement.

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mana tōrangapū

1. (noun) political power.

Mā te Rūnanga Kāwanatanga hei whakahau i te mana tōrangapū ia rā, ā, kaua mā te Pāremata (Te Ara 2015). / Day-to-day political power is exercised not by Parliament but by the cabinet (Te Ara 2015).

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mātauranga tōrangapū

1. (noun) political science.

rōpū tōrangapū

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.

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Tōrangapū Māori, Te

1. The Māori Party.

tōrangapū ā-rohe

1. (noun) local body politics.

I te rau tau 1900 ka rongohia te awe o ngā rangatira o Rangitāne i ngā take tōrangapū ā-rohe, ā-motu hoki (Te Ara 2013). / In the 20th century Rangitāne leaders were involved in local and national politics.

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