He wāhi, he wā, he rohe, he hapori, he whenua e noho mōrikarika ana, e raru ana, e pokea ana e te akaaka, kāore e whai oranga ana ōna tāngata, tae atu ki te taiao. He kaupapa auau i roto i te ao mātākōrero, he kātū kōrero paki te paki houmate.
A place, time, area, community or country which is unpleasant, where there is trouble and turmoil, where its people and environment are not in good health. It is a recurring theme in literature, a genre of fictional narrative.
hou - to enter
mate - sick, unwell, misfortune, calamity