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Waitī Play

1. (personal noun) Maia - one of the stars in Te Kāhui o Matariki, the Pleiades star cluster. A star connected to fresh water and the creatures that live in rivers, streams and lakes.

E hono ana a Waitī ki te wai māori me ngā koiora katoa o ngā awa, o ngā manga, o ngā roto anō hoki (Matariki 2017:29-30). / Waitī (Maia) is connected to fresh water and all life of the rivers, streams and lakes.


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