My First Te Reo – Pono


1. (stative) be true, valid, honest.
2. (noun) truth, non-fiction.

Modern usage:

Pāpā has been pono.

He has told Missy the truth.  

It is the Taniwha that has been touching her at night and not Uncle Bully.


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  • Steve (North Shore)

    Bully was just a coward and did not fight back, he is the classic “Once were Warrior”