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waea pūkoro

1. (loan) (noun) cellular phone, cellphone, mobile phone, smartphone.

E ai ki ngā tatauranga o te tau 2001, he waea pūkoro kei te neke atu i te e 58% o ngā kāinga, he kakenga mai te 22% i te 1997-98 (Te Ara). / According to the 2001 census, more than 58% of homes had mobile phones, an increase of 22% since 1997-1998.

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