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whanaunga

1. (noun) relative, relation, kin, blood relation.

(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 3; Te Pihinga Textbook (Ed. 2): 52-54;)

Ko tētehi o aua keke i waiho hei tukutuku ki ngā whanaunga, i ia wāhi, i ia wāhi o Aotearoa, o Te Waipounamu (TW 21/2/1876:72). / One of those cakes was left to be sent to relatives in each part of the North and South Islands.

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Ngāti Whanaunga

1. (personal noun) tribal group of the Coromandel Peninsula.

(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 42;)

rauru whanaunga

1. (noun) blood relatives.

Tēnei te pōhiri atu nei ki a koutou, ngā rauru whanaunga, kia haere mai tātou ki Waikirikiri Marae i Ruātoki o roto o te Rohe Pōtae o Tūhoe ā te tekau mā waru o ngā rā o Mei (Wh4 2004:203). / This is an invitation to you all, our blood relatives, for us to come to Waikirikiri Marae at Ruātoki in the Tūhoe territory on 18 of May.

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Horetā, Te Taniwha, Te

1. (personal name) (?-1853) Ngāti Whanaunga; leader who, as a boy, met Captain Cook at Whitianga.

(Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 134;)

Taniwha, Te Horetā Te

1. (personal name) (?-1853) Ngāti Whanaunga; leader who, as a boy, met Captain Cook at Whitianga.

(Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 134;)

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