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whakaatu

1. (verb) (-hia,-ria,-tia,-ngia) to show, announce, notify, reveal, point out, disclose, display, demonstrate, model (clothing), exhibit, perform.

E whakaatu ana ngā reta tāroa i tuhia e tētehi ki tētehi i ngā tau atu i 1925 ki 1950, e ū tonu ana te aro mai o Te Rangi Hīroa ki te āhua o ngā mahi e ahu whakamua ana i Niu Tīreni nei, me ōna āwangawanga e pā ana ki te oranga o te Māori (TTR 1996:17). / The lengthy correspondence between them in the years 1925 to 1950 reveals Peter Buck's continued interest in developments in New Zealand and his concern for Māori welfare.

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Synonyms: whakamōhio, pānui, whakaatuatu, tohu, tuhi, tūtohi, whakahahaki, tohutohu, arataki, tūtohu, tuwhiri, whakakite, whakapuaki, whāki, whāwhāki, puaki, whakakakau, hura, mataraharaha, tapa, whakaataata, whakahua, whakahaere, whakatūtū, mahi, hahaka, haka, tiata, whakaariari, whakaaturanga, whakaari, whakarite, tītohu


2. (noun) notification.

Kua tae te whakaatu ki a Tākuta Te Rangihīroa kua riro i a ia te paraihe a te Kura Nui o Ōtākou mō tana pukapuka i tuhituhia ai mō ngā mahi ā-ringa a te iwi Māori inamata (TTT 31/8/1921:7). / Notification has reached Dr Buck that he has won Otago University's award for his article written about the traditional Māori crafts.

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Synonyms: whakaaturanga, whakamōhio, kupu whakaatu

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