taiate, n. Society, organisation, firm, church council, group of church members.
‘E taiate ‘angā-‘are tā mātou.
Ours is a building society;
Nā te taiate i ‘iki iāia ‘ei ‘orometua ki te reira ‘ōire.
The church council elected him pastor to that village;
I te ‘enua kātoatoa tā rātou i tae ei, kua ‘āriki‘ia rātou e te taiate.
They were welcomed by the churches at every island they called at;
‘E moni taiate teia nāku ē tōku ngutu‘are katoa.
This is the contribution to the church funds from myself and my whole family (household).