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ure tārewa Play

1. (noun) agnatic line, senior male descent line - male line of descent through the first-born male in each generation.

Ko tana taha ure tārewa i heke iho ia i a Ngāti Raukawa rāua ko Ngāti Huia (TTR 1998:165). / On his father’s side he descended from Ngāti Raukawa and Ngāti Huia.

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