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Pai Mārire

1. (personal noun) Christian faith developed by Te Ua Haumēne in Taranaki which is still practised by some, including Waikato Māori.

Nō te tau 1864, ka ūwhia te īngoa o Tāwhiao ki runga ki a ia e Te Ua Haumēne, te poropiti o Pai Mārire (TTR 1994:131). / In 1864 Te Ua Haumene, the Pai Mārire prophet, bestowed on him the name Tāwhiao.

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