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whare kōhanga Play

1. (noun) building erected for childbirth, maternity ward.

I muri o tēnei mahi ka whakahokia te wahine kua whānau nei, me tona tamaiti ki roto i te whare kōhanga noho ai (M 2006:4). / After this is done the woman who has given birth, together with her child, is returned to the building erected for childbirth to rest.

See also whare kōwhanga

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