Definition of hokonui in English:
noun[mass noun] NZ
Illicitly distilled spirits, especially whisky.
- The unlabeled whisky, delivered in bottles, cans and milk billies, became known simply as Hokonui.
- At least one rogue distiller claimed his Hokonui whisky was 85 percent proof.
From a Maori place name.
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