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1. (loan) (personal name) Mair.

E hoa, tēnei anō tētehi take, ko tētehi Pākehā he āpiha takiwā, ko tōna ingoa ko Tawa, e noho nei i te rohe o Te Arawa, koia te tino tangata kino, i tino tau ai te kino ki a Te Arawa, ā tōna ingoa Pākehā ko Te Mea (TW 22/6/1878:8/316) / Friend, this is a concern, that there is a Pākehā, a District Officer called Tawa, living in the district of Te Arawa, who is a very evil man who treats Te Arawa badly and his English name is Mair.

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