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whakatā Play

1. (verb) (-ngia) to take breath, catch breath, rest, relax, have a break.

E hoki mai ana rātau ki te whakatā mō te kotahi wiki, ka hoki atu ai ki tō rātau puni i Takapuna, Tāmaki-makau-rau (HP 1991:33). / They were returning to rest up for the week before returning to their camp at Takapuna, Auckland.


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2. (verb) (-ngia) to retire.

Ko ia nei te mea pakeke o ngā tamāhine a Charles Eustace Kerr, kua whakatā mai nei ia i te mahi pāmu i mua ake (TTR 2000:24). / She was the eldest daughter of Charles Eustace Kerr, who had retired from farming.


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3. (modifier) resting, relaxing.

Ko ia anō tētahi i kite tuatahi i te kaha pai o Haumoana hei wāhi whakatā, wāhi hararei (TTR 1996:8). / He was one of the first to see the possibilities of Haumoana as a place to rest and as a resort.


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4. (noun) retirement.

Nō te tau 1987, i hoki mai a Īhaka ki Aotearoa, ā, i taua wā kua mana kē tana whakatā mai i tana tūranga hei minita (TTR 2000:93). / In 1987 Īhaka returned to New Zealand, and at that time his retirement from his position as a minister was official.


rā whakatā Play

1. (noun) rest day, weekend.

Hei ngā rā whakatā, he mea nui kia haere ki ngā toa hokohoko (Te Ara 2013). / Shopping has become a major weekend activity.


rā whakatā ā-ture Play

1. (noun) statutory holiday, public holiday.

E 11 ngā rā whakatā ā-ture i te tau (Te Ara 2013). / There are 11 statutory holidays each year.


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