Kupu o te Ra – Word of the day!

30 05 2009

Whakaeke(a): to arrive / ascend (onto a Marae)

An example: Ka karanga atu te rōpū whakaeke ki ngā tangata whenua.
The group ascending onto the marae calls back to the people of the land/marae.

whakaeke

Ka whakaeke matou i runga ki te marae.

We will ascend onto the marae/ land of the tangata whenua.


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