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whakaaturanga

1. (noun) exhibition, television programme, expo, demonstration, pageant, production, publicity, display, presentation, performance, show, exhibit.

I tū te whakaaturanga reo Māori a He Huia Kaimanawa ki te whare tapere o Te Rauparaha i Porirua i te 15-16 o Whiringa-ā-nuku 2009 (HM 4/2009:5). / The Māori language expo, He Huia Kaimanawa, was held at the Te Rauparaha Arena in Porirua on the 15-16 October 2009.

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Synonyms: whakawhiwhinga, tuku, tāpaetanga, whakatakotoranga, whakaputanga, whakatairanga, haka, purei, whakatangitangi, whakakite, tohu, tiata, whakaatu, whakaariari, whakaari, whakaatuatu, tohutohu, tītohu, hura, mataraharaha


2. (noun) notice, notification.

He mihi ake nō mātou ki tō whakaaturanga mai i te haupū moni mō ngā pīhopa e rua (KO 15/6/1885:4). / We thank you for your notification of the fund of money for the two bishops.

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Synonyms: pānuitanga, kupu whakaatu, whakaatu, whakamōhio


3. (noun) testimony, evidence, description.

E mārama noa atu ana ngā whakaaturanga, mai i ngā tuhituhinga a Tā John Gorst o te tau 1864 (RT 2013:106). / The evidence from the writings of Sir John Gorst in 1864 is absolutely clear.

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