Ratana


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Ratana

(ˈrɑːtɑːnɑː)
adj
(Christian Churches, other) of or relating to the Ratana Church or the Māori Christian religious movement associated with it
npl Ratana
1. (Christian Churches, other) the Ratana Church itself
2. (Christian Churches, other) a member of the Ratana Church
[from the Church's founder, TW Ratana (1873–1939)]
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Canada-based company has been on a roll practically since Stephens and his wife Ratana started the company with Manna Bread, a baked bread, 30 years ago.
Around this period in New Zealand, the Ratana movement emerged, which advocated equality between Maori and non-Maori, greater Maori representation in the New Zealand Parliament and access to social services.
Kingi (Ngati Awa, Ngati Pukeko) acknowledged other Maori leaders and groups who had contributed to the Maori revival including Princess Te Puia, the Maori Women's Welfare League and the first woman to represent Maori in Parliament, Iriaka Ratana.
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The men had been riding a homemade tractor Wednesday in the northern province of Preah Vihear when the anti-tank mine exploded, said Heng Ratana of the Cambodian Mine Action Center, a government agency that oversees mine clearing.
But they had to save match points to do it as their encounter with Thailand's Sakhorn Khanthasit and Ratana Techamaneewat seemed to be going against them.
Its founders, Ratana and Arran Stephens, sold their first cereals from the Vancouver health food restaurant they operated long before the word "organic" entered the mainstream--let alone became a legally binding certification process.
Ratana Borjbakdi, Marketing Manager and Kalanio Amaranon, Commercial Promotion Coordinator of (Thai Trade office).
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Boonmathya Ratana Tosakul (2003) A Narrative of Contested Views of Development in Thai Society: Voices of Villagers in Rural Northeastern Thailand, Southeast Asian Studies, 41(3), December.