Definitions

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  • n. A protest march, typically involving a long journey.
  • v. To participate in a hikoi.

Etymologies

From Maori  ("ceremonial march"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • One of the high points of the hikoi will be a dawn service and ceremony featuring the waka fleet on February 11 at Okura, Rawene, commemorating the meeting place of all Rangatira of Hokianga prior to the signing of the Treaty at Mangungu Mission in Horeke.

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  • Ordinary Māori, many of whom were victimized by the police raids, descended upon Parliament today in a hikoi mass march, and beg to differ.

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  • Stage three of the cannabis Armistice Tour kicks off on Wednesday, August 11 and will cover the entire country before a hikoi to Parliament on Armistice Day, November 11.

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  • Manurewa's hikoi will leave from Northcrest carpark at 1pm on Sunday, 15 August, and arrive at Manukau Square at 2pm that same day (no reserve day).

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  • A hikoi or protest march against the proposed amalgamation of Auckland's districts into one

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  • I hikoi atu aua kuri e toru ki runga rawa o te ara heke mai ki tona whare, a, e ai ki a

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  • "The hikoi will be supported by a fleet of 12 waka - including the waka taua Ngatokimatawhaorua, which will make its much-anticipated return to the Hokianga."

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  • He has been doing exactly that and has just finished an extensive hikoi visiting most of the East Coast, much of the Central North Island and the Whanganui River.

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  • In our time, these disputes gave rise to protests, including land rights hikoi, and, more recently, have prompted hopeful participation in partnership deals between Maori and Pakeha.

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  • The decision was welcomed by local hapu Ngati Kere, which plans to hold a hikoi along that paper road today.

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