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mana whakahaere Play

1. (noun) governance, authority, jurisdiction, management, mandate, power.

I runga i ngā whakatītina a ētahi tino rangatira Māori tonu nei, arā, a Timi Kara rāua ko Kererū, kua āta titiro ngā mana whakahaere i ngā mahi a Rua (TTR 1996:179). / On the encouragement of some high-standing Māori leaders, particularly James Carroll and Kererū, the authorities had maintained a close watch over Rua's activities.

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Te Aka Māori-English, English-Māori Dictionary and Index by John C Moorfield. This dictionary comprises a selection of modern and everyday language that will be extremely useful for learners of the Māori language.

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