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noun (plural: or s)
  1. a non-Maori, especially a European New Zealander
  • 2004: Henry asked if missionaries were now active on the Chathams at which Mr Evans & Mr D"Arnoq exchanged looks, & the former informed us, "Nay, the Maori don"t take kindly to us Pakeha spoiling their Moriori with too much civilization." " David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
Etymology: Maori pÄkehÄ.


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