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Te Aka Aorere

1. (personal noun) New Zealand Embassy.

Aka Matua o Te Ture, Te

1. (loan) Law Commission.

aka

1. (noun) vine of any climbing plant, long and thin roots.

Ko te hīnaki aka anō te mea pai ake ki te hopu tuna, i tā te Pākehā HP 1991:15). / The eel pot made from vines is a better one to catch eels than that of the Pākehā.

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2. (noun) small white rātā, clinging rātā, Metrosideros perforata, large-flowered rātā vine, Metrosideros albiflora - vines with white, fluffy flowers. A number of climbing plants have aka- as a prefix to their names.

See also akatea


3. (noun) Vine - a short form video-sharing service that allows users to record and edit six-second long video clips, which can be then published through Vine's social network and shared on other services such as Facebook and Twitter. Usually Te Aka.

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