mokomoko


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mokomoko

(mɒkɒmɒkɒ)
n, pl mokomoko
(Animals) a New Zealand skink, Leiolopisma zelandica
[Māori]
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In like manner the tuis may have chanted, even thus the mokomoko may have chimed, ere yet the shames and crimes of civilization had begun to extirpate New Zealand's heavenly choristers.
ti Awa Act; in 2013, Mokomoko received statutory recognition of a previous Royal Prerogative of Mercy pardon for his involvement in the murder of missionary Carl Volkner in 1865, and in 2014, Kereopa Te Rau also received a statutory pardon for his role in the murder of Reverend Volkner through the Treaty settlement with Ng?