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tumuaki

1. (noun) crown of the head.

Ka whakawahi te kaumātua rā i tana māhunga ki te kokowai, kātahi ka tono atu i tana tamaiti, i a Maniapoto, kia ngaua tana tumuaki. Mōhio tonu a Maniapoto e tuku mai ana tō rātou pāpā i te mana rangatira ki a ia (NIT 1995:173). / That elder anointed Maniapoto's head with red ochre, then asked his son, Maniapoto, to bite the crown of his head. Maniapoto knew that their father was passing his chiefly mana to him.

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2. (noun) head, leader, president, principal, head (of an institution), chancellor, chief executive.

He mea whakatū anō hoki a ia hei tumuaki mō te pekanga ki Pōneke o te Rōpū Wāhine Toko i te Ora, ā, hei tumuaki tuarua, kaitiaki pūtea atu hoki mō te kaunihera ā-rohe o te rōpū nei ki Pōneke (TTR 2000:253). / She was also appointed as president of the Wellington branch of the Māori Women’s Welfare League, and vice president and treasurer of the Wellington district council.

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Tumuaki

1. Speaker of the House.

Tiati Tumuaki

1. (loan) Chief Justice.

tumuaki tuarua

1. (noun) vice president, deputy principal.

He mea whakatū anō hoki a ia hei tumuaki mō te pekanga ki Pōneke o te Rōpū Wāhine Toko i te Ora, ā, hei tumuaki tuarua, kaitiaki pūtea atu hoki mō te kaunihera ā-rohe o te rōpū nei ki Pōneke (TTR 2000:253). / She was also appointed as president of the Wellington branch of the Māori Women’s Welfare League, and vice president and treasurer of the Wellington district council.

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Kaiwhakawā Tumuaki

1. Chief Justice.

I te 1 o Maehe 1842, ka whakawākia a Maketū ki mua i te kaiwhakawā tumuaki, i a Wiremu Mātene, i te Kōti Matua i Ākarana (TTR 1990:43). / On 1 March 1842 Maketū was tried in the Auckland Supreme Court before Chief Justice, William Martin.

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Tumuaki Kairūri

1. (loan) Chief Surveyor.

Tumuaki Kaiwhakawā

1. Chief Justice.

Tumuaki o te Kōti

1. (loan) Chief Judge.

Mehemea kāore e whakaae katoa ngā tāngata nō rātou tētahi whenua, me tuku tonu atu e te Kōmihana ki te Tumuaki o te Kōti te rārangi ingoa o ngā tāngata e hē ana, me te tono hoki kia wāhia te whenua (RT 2013:100). / If the people who own a piece of land do not all agree, the Commissioner should submit the list of names of the people disagreeing to the Chief Judge with the request that the land be subdivided.

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Tumuaki o ngā Kaiwea

1. (loan) Chief Surveyor.

Tumuaki o te Mana Arotake

1. Controller and Auditor-General.

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