tēnā, tēnā Play
1. well then! right then! OK, that's that done - an idiom used to suggest that the speaker thinks a task has been completed.
Ko wai kei te whakaae ki te mōtini nei? (Kua 'āe' mai te katoa.) Ko wai kei te whakahē? (Kua kore e hamumu te waha o te tangata kotahi.) Ā kāti, ko tēnā, tēnā! (HKK 1999:107). / Who agrees with this motion? (All agree. Who opposes? (Not one voice speaks.) Well then, that's that done!