1. (verb) (-a,-hia,-tia) to go, depart, travel, walk, continue, come (when followed by mai).
Ka mutu tēnei ka haere atu rātau ki te pāra ki te haina i ō rātau ingoa ki te pukapuka a te wahine a te Kāwana (TPH 7/6/1898:6). / When this ended they went to the parlour to sign the book of the Governor's wife.
Ka haerehia e te wīra o muri a runga o taku waewae katau (HP 1991:22). / The back wheel ran over my right leg.
See also haere mai!
2. (modifier) becoming, getting - indicates gradual change or progressive increase in a state when following a verb.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 100;)
4. (modifier) to go - used following hiahia and pīrangi as a shortened form for hiahia ki te haere 'to want to go'.
1. (interjection) goodbye (said to someone leaving), farewell! bye, bye-bye.
Takoto mai, e koro, kia tangihia koe e ō iwi. Auē! Ka mau te punga here o te waka nei. Ka ngaro koe, te kaihautū, te kākākura o roto i te pōkai, te puhi o Aotearoa, te kura whakahirahira o Te Waipounamu, te mauri o te whenua, te mauri o te tangata, haere! Haere rā! (TP 7/1906:9) / Lie in state, sir, to be wept over by your people. Oh, dear! The anchor of this canoe is taken. You are gone, the fugleman, the leader of the flock, the adored one of the North Island, the important treasure of the South Island, the life force of the land and the people. Depart! Farewell!