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kotuku

(ˈkəʊtʊkuː)
n, pl -ku
(Animals) the white heron, Egretta alba, having brilliant white plumage, black legs and yellow eyes and bill
[Māori]
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The Kotuku freehold title property will be retained as site office and storage facility.
Fortify 3c Distorted Humor - Kotuku A really nice young horse who joined us from Kiaran McLaughlin in America after just four starts, which included a fourth in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile.
They enjoy beer brewed by the Tui Brewery purchased using notes and coins depicting various native species such as Kotuku (Great Egret), Kiwi, Silver Fern, Hoiho (Yellow-eyed Penguin), Whio (Blue Duck), Karearea (New Zealand Falcon), Kokako (Blue wattled crow), and Mohua (Yellowhead).
The third US gold medal of the day went to Ariana Kukors in the women's 100m individual medley, with 16-yearold Australian Kotuku Ngawati taking silver ahead of Holland's Hinkelien Schreuder.
Thibedi, Nestor Makhno, Juana Belem Gutierrez de Mendoza, Kotuku Shusui, Shin Ch'aeho, Ba Jin, James Connolly, Chu Cha-Pei and many, many others, and the politics of organisations like the Spanish CNT/CGT, the Australian IWW, the Bolivian FOL, the Mexican CGT, the Uruguayan FAU/OPR-33, the South African ISL/IWA, the Hunan Workers' Association, the Eastern Anarchist League, the Black Flag Alliance, Ghadr, the Bulgarian FAKB, Egypt's International Union of Workers and Employees, the Russian SKT and many, many others are treated as exemplifying 'highly unusual' aspects of the anarchist tradition.
First place among whanau whaiti (small organisations) went to Kotuku Hauora o Rangitikei Joint Iwi Health Service in Martin for "Te Puna o te Aroha", a programme that builds esteem and self determination.
First place in whanau rahi (medium-sized organisations) went to Te Kotuku ki Te Rangi Trust for its social housing programme for whaiora and low income families in Waitakare and Auckland.
Kotuku is the Maori word for the great white heron, a rare bird that appears to Wire in the marsh, a bird Wire learns about when she understands some Maori mythology.
Today, in a cloak of kiwi feathers, she returned as an honoured guest and was presented with a gold and silver Maori brooch adorned with highly- prized white heron or kotuku feathers.
June Mariu's work with the students from Rutherford Highschool of Te Kotuku Marae Maori Club foregrounded one response among several to an earlier work Waituhi, the "first Maori opera" composed by Witi Ihimaera in the 1980s.
Mr Drum and Mr Dixon joined Victorian Commonwealth Games Association (VCGA) Vice President Mathew Scholes and 2014 Australian Commonwealth Games Team members Matson Lawson, Kotuku Ngawati and Melissa Tapper to launch the Commonwealth Games School Education Program.
That they'd name the new marae Te Kotuku o Hokianga, that the bird was hokioi, a fantastic dream bird, and a sign of hope for them.