2. (modifier) stupid, senseless, dim-witted, idiotic, insane, crazy, mad.
Ki te kupu a te Pākehā, kua puta a Ngāti Porou ki waho i tōna anga, kei te tirotiro ki te ao hou, ki te ao huirangi, ki te ao pōrewharewha (TTT 1/10/1930:2157). / In the saying of the Pākehā, Ngāti Porou has come out of its shell and is looking at the new world, the unsettled and crazy world.
See also pōrewarewa