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1. (noun) trustee, minder, guard, guardian, custodian, keeper.

I te kēti o te kura ka tūtaki te Kāwana ki te pīhopa me ngā minita me ngā kaitieki hoki o te kura (TP 10/1911:2). / At the school's gate the Governor met the bishop, the ministers and the school trustees.

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