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pōti Play

1. (loan) (verb) (-hia,-ngia,-ria,-tia) to vote, elect.

Koia nei ngā tāngata kua pōtitia. / These are the people who have been elected.
(Te Māhuri Textbook (Ed. 2): 154-156;)


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2. (loan) (modifier) electoral.

Ka rua kōrerotanga o Te Pira Pōti, ā he roa noa atu ngā kōrero a ngā mema mō taua pira (TW 7/9/1878:442). / The Electoral Bill has passed its second reading, after a long debate.


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3. (loan) (noun) election, vote.

Ko te kōmiti rapurapu i te tika, me te hē o te pōti mō Karaitiana, kua kī, kia tuhituhia te ingoa o Karaitiana Takamoana e te Karaka o te Pāremata ki te Rīti o taua pōti, ka tū a Karaitiana hei mema ki te Pāremata (TW 12/8/1876:2). / The committee investigating wrongdoing in the vote for Karaitiana have said that the name of Karaitiana Takamoana should be written in the list of that vote and that Karaitiana will stand as a member for Parliament.


poti Play

1. (loan) (noun) boat, dinghy.

Tōia mai te poti ki uta. / Drag the boat ashore.


poti Play

1. (noun) angle, corner.

Ka uru a Tūpai ki roto o Huri-whenua; haere rawa ia ki te poti o te whare noho mai ai (JPS 1914:133). / Tūpai entered the house, Huri-whenua, and went straight to the corner of the house and sat there.


2. (noun) basket for cooked food.

Ka pau tana poti, ka neke atu ki tētehi atu poti kai (W 1971:296). / When his food basket was eaten, he moved to another basket of food.


poti Play

1. (loan) (noun) cat, pussy, Felis catus - introduced as a pet, feral cats are now also widespread.

E rua ngā kīrehe kei a au, he poti (ngeru) tētahi, he kurī tētahi (TJ 3/11/1898:12). / I have two animals, a cat and a dog.

See also puihi


rōri pōti Play

1. (loan) (noun) electoral roll.

He kupu atu tēnei kia pānuitia te mahi a te Kaunihera rāua ko te Kāwanatanga mō ngā rōri pōti, he oho mauri nō mātou e hanga kinotia ana tō mātou whenua kai te panaia e mātou taua rōri pōti (TW 17/8/1878:414). / This is a message so that people can read about the activity of the Council and the Government concerning electoral rolls. Because we were upset that our land was being abused, we are getting kicked off those rolls.


poti whakauru Play

1. (noun) food basket, large square-bottomed basket for cooked food for distinguished visitors.

See also poti tara


rārangi pōti Play

1. (loan) (noun) electoral roll.

E whitu ngā tūru Māori i te tau 2008. Kei runga te maha o ēnei tūru i te kaha o te iwi Māori kia kuhu ki te rārangi pōti Māori (Te Ara 2013). / In 2008 there were seven Māori seats. The number depends on how many Māori opt to be on the Māori electoral roll.


rohe pōti Play

1. (loan) (noun) electorate, electoral district.

I whakawhirinaki tonu ia ki tana hunga ohu i te mahi, tae atu hoki ki āna tamariki: riro ana nā Te Rino i whakahaere te mahi a te pāmu, me Rima anō i te āwhina i a ia; ko Whetū tana hēkeretari mō te rohe pōti (TTR 1998:223). / He relied on volunteer helpers, including his children: Te Rino ran the farm with assistance from Rima; Whetū was his secretary for the electorate.
(Te Māhuri Textbook (Ed. 2): 155;)


poti kārewa Play

1. (loan) (noun) life boat.


poti whakaora Play

1. (loan) (noun) life boat.

I te ata pō ka mānu te poti whakaora otirā i te nui o te ngaru kāhore i tata atu, heoi ka mānu noa iho me te karanga mai anō ngā tāngata o te kaipuke kia tīkina atu rātou, ka tata rātou te mate (TP 11/1905:8). / Before dawn the lifeboat was launched but because the waves were so big they couldn't approach it so they held off while the people on the ship called to be rescued as they were about to die.


pukapuka pōti Play

1. (loan) (noun) electoral roll.

Kāore ahau e pai, engari me tuku ngā pukapuka pōti ki a rātou (HTK 27/5/1893:3). / I don’t like it, but the electoral roles should be released to them.


poti tara Play

1. (noun) food basket, large square-bottomed basket for cooked food for distinguished visitors.

E pūranga kau ana ngā pārō, ngā poti tara, ngā pohewa (W 1971:287). / The small food baskets, the larger food baskets and the food receptacles just lay in a heap.


pōti pāerotanga Play

1. (loan) (noun) by-election.

Nō muri i te pōti pāerotanga i Ākuhata o te tau 1932, ka uru ko Eruera Tirikātene hei mema Māori mō Te Tai Tonga (TTR 1998:126). / After the by-election in August 1932, Eruera Tirikātene became the Māori member for Southern Maori.


whare pōti Play

1. (loan) (noun) polling booth.

Ā te rā o te pōti me tomo takitahi atu ngā tāngata e pōti ana ki roto ki te whare pōti (RT 2013:122). / On voting day people voting must enter the polling booth one by one.


pepa pōti Play

1. (loan) (noun) ballot paper, voting paper.

Ka tukua ngā pepa pōti ki ngā kaipōti katoa kua oti te rēhita. / Voting papers will be sent to voters who have registered.


pōti whirirua Play

1. (loan) (noun) mixed member proportional representation, MMP.

I Aotearoa nei, ko te pūnaha pōtitanga ka whakamahia e tātou ko te pōti whirirua. I tētahi pōtitanga whānui, e rua ō pōti (Electoral Commission). / In New Zealand, the voting system we use is MMP. In a general election, you have two votes.


poti karekare Play

1. (noun) surfboat.

Ka tukuna mai he poti karekare mōna i Poihākena (TTR 1990:233). / A surfboat was sent from Sydney for him.


poti whakatara Play

1. (noun) food basket, large square-bottomed basket for cooked food for distinguished visitors.

See also poti tara


kōwhiringa pōti Play

1. (loan) (noun) electoral option, election.

Hei tā te wāhanga 19z o te Ture Rohe Pōti 2001, ka āhei te Kaunihera te whakawāwāhi i te rohe hei rohe pōti Māori mō te take kōwhiringa pōti (RT 2013:32). / According to section 19z of the Electorate Act 2001, the Council is able to divide up the district into Māori electorates for the electoral option.


mātauranga hanga poti Play

1. (loan) (noun) boat building, shipwright skills.

Ka ako a Pātiti ki ngā mātauranga hanga poti mō ngā tau tekau (TTR 1994:202). / For ten years Pātiti learned a shipwright's skills.


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