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whakatipu

1. (verb) (-a,-ria) to cause to grow, rear, cherish, bring up, raise.

Whakatipu kūmara, taro, aruhe ai (HP 1991:28). / They grew kūmara, taro and fern root.

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2. (modifier) growing, rearing, future.

Ki tōna whakaaro, kua tae noa mai te māharahara me te wiri o te ngākau ki te taumaha o te rere o te ia Pākehā, ki te whakakore i te iwi Māori me ō rātau uri whakatipu ki te noho, ki te mahi hoki i ō rātau whenua ake (TTR 1996:68). / In his mind he had become anxious and trembling that the influence of the Pākehā had become so strong that the Māori people and their descendants would not be able to live on and use their own lands.

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3. (noun) growing, growth, rearing, raising, breeding.

Koirā te wā i puta ai ngā āhuatanga mō ngā momo mahi kai katoa i ō mātau mātua: te whakatipu kūmara, rīwai, inā kē te nunui o ngā māra (EM 2002:57). / That was the time when the ways for producing all sorts of food by our parents was evident: growing kūmara, potatoes, and the gardens were huge.

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4. (noun) build, physique, figure, stature.

Ko te whakatipu o Te Hāroto he whīrokiroki, engari he tangata ātaahua, māia anō ki te mahi (EM 2002:16). / Te Hāroto had a lean physique, but he was a handsome man and a capable worker.

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mana whakatipu

1. (noun) aquired leadership - power and status accrued through one's leadership talents, mana resulting from strength of character and force of will, and the means a leader has to enforce those wishes. Also known as mana tangata.

(Te Kōhure Video Tapes (Ed. 1): 6;)

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Whakatipu Waitai

1. (location) Lake McKerrow (Fiordland).

Whakatipu Waimāori

1. (location) Lake Wakatipu.

pia whakatipu

1. (noun) agar culture.

Kā Mauka Whakatipu

1. (location) Ailsa and Humbolt mountains (north-west of Lake Whakatipu).

Whakatipu Kā Tuka

1. (location) Hollyford River (Fiordland).

waea whakatipu moroiti

1. (loan) (noun) inoculating loop.

Awa-whakatipu, Te

1. (location) Dart River (flows into the northern end of Lake Whakatipu).

Whakatipu-kā-tuka

1. (location) Hollyford River - a river that reaches the sea at Martins Bay in southern Westland.

He wāhi whakahirahira a Waione nā te mea koia tēnei te pito whakamutunga o ngā kāinga tū putuputu o Poutini, arā, ko te ara pounamu e ahu mai ana mā te awaawa o Whakatipu-kā-tuka (TTR 1996:216). / Martins Bay was an important place because this was the last in the Poutini chain of settlements, that is of the greenstone trail through the Hollyford Valley.

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Tapuae-nuku

1. (location) Hector Mountains (west Otago), Blue Mountains (south-east of Lake Whakatipu).

Puahiri

1. (location) Rees River (north of Lake Whakatipu).

Tākerehaka

1. (location) Eyre Mountains (south-west of Lake Whakatipu).

Ari

1. (location) Mount Alfred (north of Glenorchy and Lake Whakatipu).

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