1. (determiner) this (near or connected with the speaker) - variation of tēnei.
Otirā, kātahi te mahi mōiriiri rawa atu i kitea ko tēnei, arā, tēneki mahi rā a te ope taua Māori, i hau ai te rongo mō ēnei tū mahi (TTR 2000:195). / But this is the most notorious activity that was discovered, that is of this type of exploit for which the Māori battalion was noted.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 44;)
See also tēnei