tiaki - Māori Dictionary

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tiaki - Māori Dictionary

3. (verb) (-na) to have custody of. Me haere tonu rātou ki te kōti, arā te Kōti Whānau, ki te tono mō tētahi pepa ki te hiahia rātou ki te tiaki tonu i ngā tamariki mō ngā rā katoa (RT 2013:80). / They must go to court, that is to the Family Court, to request a form if they wish to have full-time custody of the children.…

Kaitiaki - Wikipedia

Kaitiaki is a New Zealand Māori term used for the concept of guardianship, for the sky, the sea, and the land.A kaitiaki is a guardian, and the process and practices of protecting and looking after the environment are referred to as kaitiakitanga.. The concept and terminology have been increasingly brought into public policy on trusteeship or guardianship—in particular with the ...…