heitiki


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heitiki

(heɪˈtiːkiː)
n
(Jewellery) NZ a Māori neck ornament of greenstone
[C19: from Māori, from hei to hang + tiki]
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Ngarino Ellis used a Maori heitiki carving as a highly effective title slide image to demand: "Halt!