turangawaewae


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turangawaewae

(təˌrʌŋɡəˈweɪweɪ)
n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) NZ the area that is a person's home
[Māori, literally: standing on one's feet]
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Nuku and 10 Te Runanga nurses shared their personal experiences of racism and low pay with the tribunal at Turangawaewae Marae in October 2018.
There is a geographical aspect to identity, of belonging and of turangawaewae, or the places where one's feet (waewae) are literally woven (ranga) to their standing place (tu).
To empower the confident and competent Maori child, we as teachers work differently with communities, seeing the child holistically as having genealogical links to significant ancestors, turangawaewae and taonga--hold view of peoples, places and things that value kotahitanga.
Section two focuses upon the findings where the men's sense of self is expressed through their connectedness to their turangawaewae (traditional place to stand, place where one has the right to stand), whanau (immediate and extended family), kaumatua (elders) and whakapapa (genealogy) from which health can be derived.
In New Zealand, Charles and Camilla will be welcomed to Turangawaewae Marae, the home of the Kingitanga or Maori King Movement, where they will view a waka armada of canoes on the country's longest river, the Waikato, on the North Island.
For many, CA land is viewed as having value comparable with remaining Maori land in New Zealand, which is turangawaewae, 'a standing place for the feet' (Metge 1976: 109).
(48.) Land has always been of extreme importance to Maori, as it is a turangawaewae (place to stand) and the location of their tipuna (ancestors).
Thus, Clayton neither describes nor explains Maori customs or beliefs, although karanga, wero, whaikorero, whakapapa, and turangawaewae are all contained in Cowell's brief story.
The group comprises members from both organisations standing on the riverbank at Turangawaewae Marae, the meeting place of the Waikato-Tainui tribe.
(13) Furthermore, of the marae associated with the Deed hapu, only two (Turangawaewae and Makaurau) appear in the list of Waikato responses.