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whenua papatipu Play

1. (noun) land held under customary title, ancestral land - the base upon which the hapū was nurtured.

I ngā tekau tau o 1820, o 1830, ka whakarērea e Te Āti Awa ō rātou whenua papatipu ki Taranaki (Te Ara 2014). / In the 1820s and 1830s, Te Āti Awa left their ancestral lands in Taranaki.

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