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arorangi

1. (modifier) straight, direct, heavenwards, upwards.

Rere arorangi ana te waka rererangi atu i Tāmaki ki Poihākena (PK 2008:36). / The aircraft flew directly from Auckland to Sydney.

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2. (noun) line of sticks - to guide kūmara planters.


3. (noun) mountain holly, New Zealand holly, Olearia macrodonta - a small sub-alpine evergreen endemic tree. Has undulating and serrated grey-green leaves. Found in lowland to sub-alpine forests from the East Coast south to Stewart Island, at 450–1,200 metres (1,480–3,940 ft) in altitude. Grows 6 metres tall. Its daisy-like composite flowers are white with yellow centres and grow in large, rounded bunches.

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