wahine


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wahine

(esp in the Pacific islands) a Polynesian or Maori woman, esp a girlfriend or wife
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- Te Mana Wahine Pathway in one of the women's prisons will enhance and expand existing kaupapa Maori services offered to wahine Maori.
Te Runanga claimants' solicitor Rebekah Jordan said after hearing some of the korero from Maori nurses around attitudes to female patients and nurses, she realised the Mana Wahine claim was also relevant.
This study contributes to mana wahine objectives that seek to rectify the incorrect colonial notion that Maori women are less valued in cultural life (Pihama, 2001).
Oregon will host Texas-San Antonio on Sunday and Michigan State on Tuesday before facing Mississippi State, Hawaii and San Jose State at the Rainbow Wahine Showdown in Honolulu.
Among them is 12-year-old surfing champion Vea Estrellado (Philippine Wahine Classic 2014, first runner-up of Majestic Surfing Cup 2014, second-runner-up Aurora Surfing Challenge 2015, among other surfing events in the country).
Of course, the Maori renaissance had already promoted wahine toa, most prominently in Grace and Kahukiwa's Wahine Toa: Women of Maori Myth (1984).
Six key themes were identified in the data: mihi (initial engagement); whakawhanaungatanga (belonging through relationships of shared experience); kaupapa (consultation's main purpose); tapu (sacred and set apart); embodied memories; mana wahine (women's knowledge and authority).
Eh, your common-law wahine spend hours doing her hair
The tracks are "Te Matipiko", "Never Forget", "Fortuna", "This One Be Killa", "Lullaby", "Within These Walls", "Wahine Whakairo", "Two Minds", "Without You", "Children of Romania", "Reconnect", "Do I Belong", "Ngarraanga", and "Repeat Offender".
For the wahine (girls), sixteen-year-old Kamalani Kawa'a raised expectations when she addressed the judges in Hawaiian.
Big Zeb's speed is his greatest asset and he comes from a family that includes Pacific Princess, winner of the Delaware Oaks, and Yorkshire Oaks winner Fleet Wahine.
Sally Watson has continued her bid to regain a place in the GB&I squad for next June's Curtis Cup at Nairn by finishing seventh in the Rainbow Wahine Invitational women's college tournament at Kapolei on Hawaii.