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Pai Mārire Play

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.

See also Paimārire

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Te Aka Māori-English, English-Māori Dictionary and Index by John C Moorfield. This dictionary comprises a selection of modern and everyday language that will be extremely useful for learners of the Māori language.

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