v. to strive, long for; look forward to; feel enthusiastic; put all your mind and effort to achieve something.
Ko nunumi loa au ke aku kitea ia Niu Tīleni. I’m really looking forward to seeing New Zealand.
Ka nunumi toku ngākau ke aku maua te lē tai i te tālēlē. I’ll put everything into coming first in the exam.
Ko nunumi te wawine ki nā muna a tana tāne. The wife believed what her husband said.