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whakatetonga Play

1. (modifier) southwards, southern.

Kua tae mai te rongo i te 2 o ngā rā o Hune nei, kua mau te rongo i waenganui i te Ingarihi me te Iwi Poa, arā, kua tino mutu te whawhai ki te pito whakatetonga o Awherika (TPH 31/5/1902:6). / News arrived on 2 June that peace had been made between the English and the Afrikaners, in other words fighting has ceased in southern Africa.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 112;)

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