1. (loan) (location) Wellington.
I runga i te kupu a Henare Parata, ka tukua mai e te Tari Māori i Pōneke he nēhi, arā, he wahine tiaki tūroro (TP 2/1903:11). / On the word of Henare Parata, the Native Affairs Department in Wellington sent a nurse, that is, a woman who cares for sick people.
See also Werengitana
2. (noun) first Māori language radio station, broadcasting from Wellington.
1. (loan) (location) Wellington.
Ko ia kei te Tari Māori i Werengitana, i raro i Tā Tānara Mākarini (TW 12/2/1875:1). / He is in the Native Department in Wellington, under Sir Donald McLean.
2. (loan) (modifier) wellington.
He pūtu tere haere ētahi i ngā taha; he pūtu werengitana, he hāwhe werengitana ētahi, he pūtu kore e uru te wai (TWMNT 1/2/1879:283). / Boots with elastic sides; wellington boots, some are half wellingtons, boots that are waterproof.
1. (location) Sinclair Head (Wellington).
E karapotia ana te rohe o Ngāi Tara e te pae maunga o Tararua ki te rāwhiti, e Te Moana-tāpokopoko-a-Tāwhaki ki te uru, e Rimurapa ki te tonga, e te awa o Rangitīkei ki te raki (Te Ara 2011). / Ngāi Tara occupied the area bounded by the Tararua Ranges in the east and the Tasman Sea in the west, and from Sinclair Head in the south to the Rangitīkei River in the north.
Mead, Hirini Moko Play
1. Ngāti Awa; carver, writer, professor and leader of Ngāti Awa. Educated at Te Teko, St Stephen's School, Te Aute, University of Auckland and the University of Southern Illinois from which he graduated with a PhD. Lecturer at the University of Auckland and then founding Professor of Māori at Victoria University of Wellington. Establish Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi at Whakatāne. Chief negotiator for the Ngāti Awa claims settled in 2005. He was appointed to the Waitangi Tribunal in 2003.
Reeves, Paul Alfred Play
1. (personal name) ONZ, GCMG, GCVO, CF, QSO (1932-2011 ) Puketapu and Te Ātiawa; educated at Victoria University of Wellington and Oxford University. Bishop of Waiapu, Bishop of Auckland and Archbishop and Primate of Aotearoa/New Zealand (1980-1985). First Māori Governor-General of Aotearoa/New Zealand (1985-1990) and since then he was the Anglican Observer at the United Nations, elections observer in South Africa and Ghana and chair of the Fiji Constitution Review Commission, Commonwealth Secretary General's Special Envoy to Guyana. From 2005 until his death he was the Chancellor of the Auckland University of Technology.
Temara, Pou Play
1. (personal name) Ngāi Tūhoe. Educated at Huiarau Primary School and Wesley College. senior Lecturer at Te Kawa a Māui at Victoria University of Wellington (1986-2002) where he gained his MA degree. Currently Professor at Te Pua Wānanga Ki Te Ao of The University of Waikato. Renowned whaikōrero, haka and mōteatea expert who frequently performs kawanga whare and is an expert on tikanga. Teacher for Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo.
1. (location) Trentham - near Wellington.
He ika tauhou tino pai kē nei ia, ā, nuku kē atu ana ōna mōhio i ērā o ngā tauira o tōna karaehe mō ngā marama e ono e whakaakona ana ia i te kura whakangungu o Ngā Pirihimana o Aotearoa i Māwaihākona (TTR 2000:81). / She was an outstanding recruit and she out-performed the other cadets of her class during the six months she was training at the New Zealand Police Training School in Trentham.
Dewes, Te Kapunga Matemoana (Koro) Play
1. (personal name) (1930-2010) Ngāti Porou; educator, orator, leader and authority on Ngāti Porou language and traditions. From the hapū of Te Whānau a Rakairoa, Te Whānau a Hunaara, Te Whānau a Hinerupe, Te Whānau a Te Aopare and Tūwhakairiora, he was awarded an honoury Doctor of Literature from Victoria University of Wellington in 2004.
1. (location) Red Rocks, Sinclair Head - to the west of the entrance to Wellington Harbour.
Nā, kei Pariwhero kei reira te wāhi i karapititia ai te ringa e te pāua ki te toka, ka pakaru te toto o te ringa o Kupe, whero tonu atu ngā pāua, ngā ngākihi, ngā pūpū o tērā wāhi, me ngā kōwhatu hoki tae mai ki tēnei rā e kīia ana (JPS 1927:275). / It was at Red Rocks, Sinclair Head, that his hand was pinched against a rock by a pāua, and the blood gushed forth from Kupe's hand and rendered red all the pāua, limpets and pūpū shellfish of that place, as well as the stones, and it is said that they are still red.
1. (location) Porirua - a place near Wellington.
I mautohetia ngā whenua i Pari-ā-rua me Te Awakairangi (TTR 1990:302). / The land at Porirua and the Hutt Valley was continually disputed.
1. (location) Eastbourne - a suburb across the habour from Wellington city.
Nāwai rā kua waia noa te tangata ki a ia e haere atu ana i Ōkiwi ki tana wāhi mahi mā runga i tētahi o ngā motukā tuatahi i kitea ai ki Te Whanganui-a-Tara (TTR 1994:19). / After a time people became familiar with him commuting to his work from Eastbourne in one of the first motor cars seen in Wellington.
taura here Play
1. (noun) binding ropes, urban kinship group, domestic migrants, kinship link - a term sometimes used for tribal members in the city who join taura here groups to help to retain their identity and links back to their tribal homelands. These link back to iwi organisations and often taura here representatives have a place on iwi boards. For example, Te Runanga nui o Ngāti Kahungunu ki te Upoko o Te Ika is the Wellington taura here group for Ngāti Kahungunu. There are two taura here groups in Auckland for Ngā Puhi – Te Taura Here ki Manurewa (South Auckland) and Te Taura Here o Ngāpuhi ki Waitākere (North and West Auckland).
Nō te tau 1925 i whakatūria a ia hai kaikaunihera whakahaere mō te Kotahitanga o ngā Tāngata Mahi o Niu Tīreni mō te rohe o Tūranga, ka noho nei ia hai tino taura here mō te uniana nei me ngā Māori o te taiwhanga o Tūranganui-a-Kiwa (TTR 2000:121). / In 1925 he was appointed as the New Zealand Workers’ Union’s executive councillor for the Gisborne district, and he became a key link between the union and Māori of Poverty Bay.
2. (noun) leash.
1. (noun) swamp buttercup, Ranunculus macropus - endemic acquatic herb to the North and northern South Islands. Formerly widespread from the northern Waikato south to Wellington. Found on coastal to lowland areas in raupō (Typha orientalis) dominated wetlands where it grows in still moderately deep to deep water.
See also waoriki
2. (noun) Ranunculus amphitrichus, Ranunculus glabrifolius - endemic plants found from coastal to montane areas. Often partially submerged in shallow water, wet grassland and lake, pond or tarn marginal turf communities. Sometimes in moist clearings within forest or tussock grassland.
See also waoriki