1. (verb) (-a) to trample, tramp, stamp, tread, abuse, disregard.
Taro ake ka haku a ia i takahia te mana o tōna iwi o Moeraki (TTR 1990:351). / After a time he complained that the rights of his people of Moeraki had been disregarded.
See also takahanga
2. (verb) (-a) to disobey, defy, contravene, breach, violate, ravish (a woman).