Found 3 results matching "timoti karetu"
(loan) (personal name) Timothy.
I Noema 1852, ka tūpono te mihingare tai, a James West Stack, i a Karetai rāua ko tana wahine taitamariki nei, e noho ana me tā rāua tamaiti i tō rāua kāinga, papa rākau kani, rūma kotahi; i te toropuke i Ōtākou e tū ana; ko te kāinga o te tama kua pakeketia, a Tīmoti, i reira hoki (TTR 1990:27). / In November 1852 the young missionary James West Stack found Karetai and his young wife living in a one-roomed weatherboard house on the hill at Ōtākou. The home of his adult son, Timothy, was there too.
(noun) scented holy grass, Hierochloe redolens - a sweet-scented grass found in wet grassland and scrub throughout Aotearoa/New Zealand. Grows in clumps less than 1 m tall, with flat, bright green blades on long stems.
Ka kohi i te hua o te miro hei hinu whakakakara, ka kohi i te moki, i te akerautangi, i te kāretu (W 1971:207). / Collect the fruit of the miro tree as scented oil, and collect the moki fern, the akeake and the scented holy grass.
Kāretu, Tīmoti Samuel
(personal name) QSO (1937) Tūhoe, Ngāti Kahungunu; teacher and scholar of Māori language and performing arts. Established the Department of Māori at The University of Waikato as Head of Department and then Professor before becoming the inaugural Māori Language Commissioner at Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori (1987-1999). Awarded Honorary Doctorates from Victoria University of Wellington in 2003 and The University of Waikato in 2008. He has been Executive Director of Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo, the Institute of Excellence in Māori Language, since 2003 and is also Chairperson for Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust.
(Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 54-55;) See also Panekiretanga o te Reo, Te. photo