2. (verb) (-tia) to possess a claim.
He whakapūmau i ētahi whenua rāhui i reira ki ngā tāngata Māori e whaitake ana (RT 2013:104). / Some reserve land there was certified to Māori people who had a claim.
3. (noun) connection, association, link, relationship, relevance.
Ka kōrero a Te Rōpihana i te whaitake o te Hāhi ki ana motu o Rarotonga (KO 16/11/1885:7). / Rev. Robertson spoke about the connections of the Church to his islands of the Cook Islands.