A Maori elder.
More example sentences
- It tells the story of a polluted river, a consultation with a kaumatua, traditional Maori gods destroying a factory, and an expression of Maori sovereignty.
- Even the kaumatuas need no better gears than a baggy tracksuit.
- Oblivious to its place in history, the feisty North Island brown kiwi twisted its head as the Tainui kaumatua intoned a karakia.