1. (noun) centre spot, direct route, short cut, middle, centre, hub, bull's-eye, core, nucleus, axis, agency - sometimes as two words, i.e. poka pū.
I ngā tekau tau o 1920, o 1930, ka aratakina e te mokopuna a Tāwhiao, e Te Puea Hērangi, tōna iwi ki te whakatū i te marae o Tūrangawaewae i Ngāruawāhia. Koinei te pokapū o te Kīngitanga (Te Ara 2014). / In the 1920s and 1930s Te Puea Hērangi, Tāwhiao's granddaughter, led the Waikato people in establishing Tūrangawaewae marae at Ngāruawāhia. This is the centre of the King movement.