A New Zealand Maori word meaning a precious gift or a rare type of Pounamu (NZ Jade) that is highly valued. Also used as a name of a male NZ Maori of chiefly/noble desent. Kahurangi is the female version of this chiefly/noble name.
Q: How much is that Pounamu Hei Tiki (pendant)? Is $40 enough?
A: It is a piece of Te Kahurangi, so it costs much more than that.

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Tena Koe! Ko wai to Ingoa? (Hello! What is your name?
Ko Te Kahurangi ahau. (My name is Te Kahurangi)
by Machette Man February 03, 2010

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