tawhiri


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tawhiri

(ˈtɑːfiːriː)
n, pl tawhiri
(Plants) a small New Zealand tree, Pittosporum tenuifolium, with wavy green glossy leaves. Also called: black matipo
[Māori "wave to", from the Māori practice of waving tawhiri branches to welcome approaching visitors]
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The Co-Operative has the crisp, crunchy white New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc Tawhiri Sauvignon Blanc 2011 on sale at pounds 6.
The Prince also got close to burly Maori brothers Tawhiri and David Karetai, who welcomed him to the Otago Peninsula with a Hongi, the traditional Maori nose-pressing greeting.
Among them were brothers Tawhiri and David Karetai, whose ancestor was among chiefs who signed the 1840 treaty that handed New Zealand to the British.
CLOSE: Charles watches albatross and her chick; DREAM: Charles has only ever seen the birds at sea; GREETING: Charles and Tawhiri meet
As our season changes, and the gentle breeze of Tawhiri Matea brings winter to us, I reflect on the many strengths and talents that Irihapeti shared so willingly, both personally and professionally.
GE Energy Financial Services announced today that it is financing the construction and operation by Tawhiri Power LLC of the southern-most wind farm in the United States.
The Co-Operative has a couple of New Zealand wines on offer with the crisp and crunchy white Tawhiri Sauvignon Blanc 2009 on sale at pounds 6.
Prince Charles, right, greets Tawhiri Karetai with a Hongi as part of a traditional Maori welcome during a visit to the Royal Albatross Centre near Dunedin, New Zealand
The owner/developer, Tawhiri Power LLC, is a third-party entity created by Apollo Power Corporation, the owner of the existing Kamao'a Wind Farm at South Point.