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kete tuauri

1. (noun) kit of sacred knowledge - one of the baskets of knowledge. This basket relates to the creation of the natural world and the patterns of energy that operate behind the world of sense perception and the realm of the tohunga. It includes the knowledge of karakia.

He tika te kī a ngā kaumātua he tino waka a 'Tākitumu', koinei te heke i tino kaha ki te pupuri i ngā kete e toru o te wānanga, arā i te kete aronui, te kete tuatea, me te kete tuauri (TTT 1/5/1923:5). / The elders are correct when they say that 'Tākitumu' was the important canoe and its migration was the one that held on strongly to the three baskets of knowledge, namely te kete aronui, te kete tuatea and te kete tuauri.

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