Definition of kainga in English:
A Maori village or settlement.
- ‘It was quite clear that it was an extraordinary thing,’ he says of the Taranaki kainga led by pacifist prophets Te Whiti o Rongomai and Tohu Kakahi.
- He came down to the frightened passengers and told them to make use of any of the houses in his kainga and assured them they were among friends.
- They are not just stuck in their little kainga, wearing their piupiu.
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