kiekie, n. A climber (Freycinetia wilderi) related to pandanus. The aerial roots were formerly much used for wickerwork.
‘E ‘anga kiekie tā tōku pāpā.
My father has a fish trap woven from
kiekie; Kua tauraki ‘a Pā i te no‘o‘anga kiekie ki te rā.
Pā dried a chair made of
kiekie; Ka ‘aere mātou ki runga i te maunga kā pā kiekie.
We‘re going up on the mountain to cut
kiekie. [Pn. *kie-kie.]