karaka


Also found in: Wikipedia.
Related to karaka: Corynocarpus laevigatus

karaka

(ˈkɑːrɑːkə)
n, pl karaka
(Plants) a common coastal New Zealand tree, Corynocarpus laevigatus, with orange fruits and seeds which are poisonous unless cooked
[Māori]
References in periodicals archive ?
Known in its native New Zealand as the kakariki karaka, the orange-fronted parakeet lives in beech forests and was thought to be completely extinct until 1993.
Ingrid Louise De Hoedt passed away following the New Year's Day tragedy in Karaka, Auckland.
Kepitis, who is in new Zealand for the Karaka yearling sale, says it will be a shame if the partnership is split up.
Madagama Shri Dammananda Thera clarified that on Thursday the decision taken by the Karaka Maha Sangha Sabha of the Malwatte and Asgiriya Chapters that there was no need for a new constitution or for any amendments was made with the full 'approval' and 'knowledge' of the Mahanayake Theras of the Malwatte and Asgiriya Chapters.
Chairman of the Palestinian Prisoners Club Issa Karaka told the press that the Palestinian Red Crescent has received prisoner Malik Al-Qadi, whisking him to a medical facility after he was released.
These are based on Linzertorte, an Austrian jam tart made with a toasted hazelnut pastry, and filled with a jam made from karaka berries - a new strain of blackberry developed in New Zealand and now grown here.
The JI youth wing leaders claimed that their party has launched the anti corruption campaign from district Karaka and they would translate their party vision into reality by uprooting corruption from the district.
A small medical centre in Te Karaka, owned by Turanga Health, employed her for two weeks last month to back fill for a GP on leave.
WE'RE having a quiet weekend but Karaka Jack can defend his crown in the Straight Mile Championship at Redcar.
Israeli defense officials determined on Monday that a Syrian soldier fired the anti-tank missile that killed 13-year-old Mohammed Karaka and wounded three others, including Karaka's father.