pipiwharauroa


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pipiwharauroa

(ˈpiːpiːˌfæræuːˌrɔːə)
n
(Animals) NZ a Pacific migratory bird with a metallic green-gold plumage. Also called: shining cuckoo
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66) The movement, with its strong links to the Church of England, utilized the Anglican niupepa, Te Pipiwharauroa to push its ideas to Maori people through print.
When census figures in 1901 indicated an increase in the Maori population Te Pipiwharauroa printed the figures over two successive months, and its editor, Reweti Kohere, gleefully critiqued 'Pakeha prophets', such as Sir Walter Buller, who had earlier predicted the demise of the Maori early in the twentieth century.
In its branches a pipiwharauroa chick screeched for food while its small foster-parent hurried back and forward to provide.
Reference to Maori displays at an exhibition in Paris, Te Pipiwharauroa No.
Turanganui a kiwa pipiwharauroa Gisborne, New Zealand: Te Runanga O Turanganui a Kiwa