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Waaka

1. (loan) (personal name) Walker.

Ko ngā ingoa kārangaranga mō Perohuka ko Te Waaka, ko Walker rānei, arā, e tohu ana he mea iriiri ia (TTR 1990:111). / The nicknames for Perohuka were Te Waaka or Walker, which indicates that he was baptised.

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