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1. (noun) orators for a tribe that move from marae to marae - a common occurance in the modern context with a shortage of orators for each marae.

Ko te āhuatanga e kīia ana he ‘pae nekeneke’, ko te hāereere a ētahi kaikōrero ki ngā marae kē o te iwi. / The practice called a 'mobile orators' bench' is where some speakers travel about to other marae of the tribe.

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