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tauapo Play

1. (verb) (-hia) to hug, carry in the arms, take all for oneself.

Kua kitea tonutia, kei te tauapohia te whenua mō Ngāti Raukawa (TTR 1990:243). / It became clear that the land was being taken for Ngāti Raukawa.


2. (noun) taking for oneself.

Kātahi ka whakauru atu a Te Rohu, ka kī atu ki a Kawepō, haere ake nei, ka whakamutua tā rātau tauapo i ana whenua (TTR 1990:309). / Te Rohu then intervened, telling Kawepo that from then on they would cease taking his land.


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