mana motuhake


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mana motuhake

(ˈmɑːnə məʊtuːˈhɑːkɪ)
n
NZ independence or autonomy
[Māori]
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Believing in the inherent value of tikanga and mana motuhake, as defined through an appreciation of the living knowledge he finds in Maori culture, he has structured all of his work since the 1970s with an evolving idea of kaitiakitanga and mana tuturu.
National's policies are the ''politics of desperation'' said the 43-year-old former leader of Maori party Mana Motuhake.