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1. (noun) housie, bingo.
Ka huri a Eruera ka whakapau i tōna kaha ki te whakaemi moni mō te wharemate. I waimarie i tana mokopuna, i a Te Rangikawehea Hūnia me āna wāhine āwhina ki te whakahaere wharewhare, kāore tonu i roa ka takoto te pūtea mō te wharemate (EM 2002:97). / Eruera set about expending his energy in raising money for the wharemate. He was fortunate in having his grandson, Te Rangikawehea (Dick) Hūnia, and his female assistants to organise housie, and it wasn't long before the fund for the wharemate had been raised.
1. (adjective) be overhanging.
He iwi roroa te tipu o te tangata, he kōkau te tū, ko te tuarā tonu ko te aroaro te tū, he wharewhare ngā tukemata (JPS 1928:176). / They were tall in stature, lean, with straight backs, and had overhanging eyebrows.