1. (noun) trampling on, abuse, transgression, wrongdoing, offence, contravention, breach, infringement - derived noun form from takahi.
Ka āhei te komiti ki te whakawā i ngā takahanga katoa o ngā paero, ki te whakatau i ngā whaina kua whakaritea mō aua takahanga (TPH 31/12/1903:7). / The committee is able to sit in judgement on the abuse of the by-laws and to decide on the fines appropriate for those transgressions.
2. (noun) footprint, track.
Titiro ana ngā Pākehā ki te nui o aua takahanga, me te mataratanga o te hīkoinga. Ka mea rātou, he moa pea i roto i ngā awa kōwhatu o taua whenua e noho ana (TH 1/7/1861:4). / The Pākehā looked at the size of those footprints and the length of the strides. They said that there were probably moa living in the rocky valleys of that land.