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whare wānanga

1. (noun) university, place of higher learning - traditionally, places where tohunga taught the sons of rangatira their people's knowledge of history, genealogy and religious practices.

Ā, i ēnei rā ka tū ngā kura reo ki ngā kuratini, ki ngā whare wānanga ko te iwi kāinga o taua rohe ngā kaiwhakahaere (HM 4/2008:1). / And these days language learning gatherings are held in polytehnics and universities and the local people of that area are the organisers.

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See also whare pūrākau

Whare Wānanga o Ōtākou, Te

1. (location) University of Otago.

Ka hoki anō a Erihana ki te Whare Wānanga o Ōtākou i te tau 1925 ki te whai i te mātauranga o runga atu e pā ana ki ngā rongoā o ngā whenua pārūrū (TTR 1998:39). / In 1925 Ellison returned to Otago University to undertake postgraduate studies in tropical medicine.

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Whare Wānanga o Waikato, Te

1. (location) The University of Waikato.

Whare Wānanga o Waitaha, Te

1. (location) University of Canterbury.

Whare Wānanga o Wairaka, Te

1. Unitec Institute of Technology.

Whare Wānanga o te Awakairangi, Te

1. (location) Wellington Institute of Technology.

Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki-makaurau, Te

1. (location) Pre-2021 name for The University of Auckland.

Wāhanga Tātari Kaute Tohungatanga o Ngā Whare Wānanga o Aotearoa, Te

1. (personal noun) New Zealand Universities Academic Audit Unit.

Whare Wānanga o te Upoko o Te Ika a Māui, Te

1. (location) Victoria University of Wellington.

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