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upoko Play

1. (noun) head.

Ka oti te tāpuke, ka kitea ngā upoko o ngā āpiha, nā ētahi pirihi Pikopō i mau mai (TP 8/1899:4). / When the burial was over, the heads of the officers were found and brought along by some Catholic priests.


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2. (noun) paragraph, chapter, heading, headline.

Kei te upoko tuatoru ngā whakamārama. / The explanations are in chapter three.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 87-88;)


upoko mārō Play

1. (verb) to be insensitive, hard-headed, headstrong, stubborn, unbending, pig-headed, obstinate.

Tē aro i a ia tētāhi kupu kotahi nei, engari ka upoko māro tonu mai. / He can’t understand a single word, but he persists.
E ūpoko mārō ana tērā tangata ki tāna kaupapa. / That man sticks stubbornly to his cause.


2. (modifier) stubborn, obstinate, inflexible, obdurate.

Mēnā he tangata upoko mārō koe kua kīia koe he taringa pākura (he ingoa anō te pākura mō te pūkeko) (Te Ara 2013). / If you are a stubborn person you are said to be pūkeko ears (pākura is another name for pūkeko).


3. (noun) obstinate person, stubborn person.

Kāhore he aroha, he upoko mārō, he ngautuarā, e kore e pēhi i te ngākau, he hunga nanakia, kāhore e aroha ki te pai (PT 2Timoti 3:3). / Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good.


4. (noun) bigot.

Kaua e moumou tāima ki tērā upoko mārō. / Don't waste time on that bigot.


rārangi upoko Play

1. (noun) contents, list of chapters.


Ūpoko-o-te-kurī-a-Paoa, Te Play

1. (location) Young Nicks Head (Poverty Bay).


Upoko-o-te-ika-a-Māui, Te Play

1. (location) Wellington area.


(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 78;)


2. (noun) first Māori language radio station, broadcasting from Wellington.


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

1. (location) Victoria University of Wellington.


taura here Play

1. (noun) binding ropes, urban kinship group, domestic migrants, kinship link - a term sometimes used for tribal members in the city who join taura here groups to help to retain their identity and links back to their tribal homelands. These link back to iwi organisations and often taura here representatives have a place on iwi boards. For example, Te Runanga nui o Ngāti Kahungunu ki te Upoko o Te Ika is the Wellington taura here group for Ngāti Kahungunu. There are two taura here groups in Auckland for Ngā Puhi – Te Taura Here ki Manurewa (South Auckland) and Te Taura Here o Ngāpuhi ki Waitākere (North and West Auckland).

Nō te tau 1925 i whakatūria a ia hai kaikaunihera whakahaere mō te Kotahitanga o ngā Tāngata Mahi o Niu Tīreni mō te rohe o Tūranga, ka noho nei ia hai tino taura here mō te uniana nei me ngā Māori o te taiwhanga o Tūranganui-a-Kiwa (TTR 2000:121). / In 1925 he was appointed as the New Zealand Workers’ Union’s executive councillor for the Gisborne district, and he became a key link between the union and Māori of Poverty Bay.


2. (noun) leash.


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