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āheitanga Play

1. (noun) ability, capacity, capability, competence, accessibility.

Me whakarerekē ngā ture kia noho ko te mōhio ki te reo Māori me te reo Pākehā hei āheitanga matua mō ētahi tūranga (HM 4/1996:7). / The laws should be changed so that knowledge of the Māori and English languages are the prime competences for some positions.


Synonyms: kaha, āhei, āheinga


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