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1. (noun) battle.

Ko te kōrero a ētehi o ōna uri, i whānau mai a Te Whiti i te pā o Ōtaka i Ngāmotu, i mua tata atu o te putakari i Ōtaka i ngā rā tōmua o te tau 1832 (TTR 1994:171). / According to some of his descendants, Te Whiti was born at Ōtaka pā, Ngāmotu, just before the battle of Ōtaka in early 1832.


Synonyms: kakaritanga, kakari, kawe a riri, riri, kekeritanga, pakanga, tatauranga, nguha, matawhāura, parekura, riringa


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