kainga

kainga

(ˈkaɪŋə)
n
(in New Zealand) a Māori village or small settlement. Also called (on South Island): kaik
[Māori]
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The Kainga whanau Ora initiative is an Iwi-led programme working with 167 families and wh?nau living in Housing New Zealand homes in Palmerston North.
The Kainga Whanau Ora initiative is an Iwi-led programme working with 167 families and whanau living in Housing New Zealand homes in Palmerston North.
County director for water and sanitation Mario Kainga said that only 20 boreholes have been approved by the county government since 2018.
class="font-size--16 MsoNormalHARMONISATION class="font-size--16 MsoNormalCity Hall Director of Water, Sanitation and Energy, Mr Mario Kainga, said only 20 commercial boreholes have been approved by the county government since Finance Bill, 2018 was signed into law.
However, one can be comforted by the Maori saying, "Ka mate te kAinga tahi, ka ora te kAinga rua" - "when one house dies, the second lives".
* Kei te kainga i 5ku matua ahau e tiaki, e manaaki, e awhi ana.
Brad Shields (capt) Reps: Leni Apisai, Chris Eves, Mike Kainga, James Blackwell, Reed Prinsep, Kemara Hauiti-Parapara, Wes Goosen, Cory Jane.
Retrieved from Healthy Housing He Kainga Oranga website: http://www.healthyhousing.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/HH-Crowding-ID-Burden-25-May-2013.pdf
We ask our informant what he calls his sister and he says ave; he calls his brother kainga. So we equate ave with 'sister' and kainga with 'brother.' By way of checking our information we ask the sister what she calls her brother; it turns out that for her, ave is 'brother,' not 'sister' as we were led to expect; and that it is her sister whom she calls kainga.
The word kaik at the beginning of the poem is a Maori loan-word from the Kai Tahu dialect word kaika (kainga in standard Maori) which means small setdement.
There was also acknowledgement of kia piki ake i nga raruraru o te kainga, or the importance of improving life for all Maori by having this discussion, and the kaupapa, the fact that the findings would contribute to everyone's knowledge.