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ngākau māhaki

1. (noun) pleasant person, mild mannered.

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, he mea āta tuku i runga i te rangimārie me te ngākau māhaki (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 and it has been settled amicably.

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