tī vata. Cease; always (with a negative).
Kāre rava ‘aia i tī vata i te rave i te kino.
He never ceased from doing evil;
Nō tā rātou tī vata kore i te pati, nō reira kua aro‘a ‘aia ia rātou.
Because they were always asking him for it, he gave it to them;
te tangata tei kore i tī vata i te mataku i te Atua,
the man who continually fears God.