kī ni, n. The target at various games: goal (at football), wicket (at cricket), net (at basketball), home base (at baseball, rounders, hide-and-seek).
Kua tu‘e ‘a Mi‘i i te pōro ki roto i te kī ni.
Mi‘i kicked the ball into the goal;
Kua puta te kī ni i te pōro.
The ball hit the wicket;
Ka ‘aere tātou ka pāpōro kī ni.
Let’s have a game of cricket;
Koia tei tae mua ki te kī ni.
He was first man home.