- (in New Zealand) a person who is not of Māori ancestry, esp a White person
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Examples from the Web for pakeha
This was the land of the Maori before the Pakeha came out of the sea.'
The mihonere and the kuremata have taught them the things of the Pakeha.
If you become his pakeha, he will be bound to fight for you.
He says his pakeha was to have brought plenty of guns and powder, and he has not brought any.
But now, because of the advent of the pakeha, power had melted in his hand like snow.An Old New Zealander
T. Lindsay Buick