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Kia ora, ko koe te mātāmuri o ngā kaimahi kua rēhita e 97!
Robin Patterson 00:03, 10 November 2005 (UTC)
In answer to your question, see Category:Administrators. Stephen is the only recently-active other Kiwi among us, but Vardion makes the occasional brilliant contribution.
Thanks for the energetic approach! Robin Patterson 20:43, 18 November 2005 (UTC)
- Kia ora Brian - ko ahau tēnei e whakatika hoto ana kia tika ai Kahuroa 21:37, 5 Kohi-tātea 2007 (UTC)
Great work[edit source]
Short holiday and time on your hands??[edit source]
Brian, you seem not to have stayed long at that "place where there is not a computer for kilometers". What can you do here? Well, I'm quite content to see more of the interface translated (as I've reverted to English!); and a positive move would be to produce some more taone stubs (not only NZ) now that our native speaker has given an indication of ways to improve the wikipedia:tauira model.
'Ere! Wot's 'appened to the macrons that are meant to be below the edit box? I was using them earlier, I thought - or maybe that was on wikt: (where there could also be positive contributions made).
Ka kite. Me moe au.
Robin Patterson 11:27, 27 December 2005 (UTC)
I've read your reference. Pertinent portion:
- On a wiki with no Arbitration Committee, two options are possible:
I don't think we have enough of the problems referred to. But put something on the Korero if you like, to see if a few other users are interested in having a couple of CheckUsers. Robin Patterson 22:54, 28 December 2005 (UTC)
I've looked again at MediaWiki:Copyrightwarning. The box of macrons and other characters is still there, above the "Please note...". Any idea why I can't see them right below the edit box? Robin Patterson 23:06, 28 December 2005 (UTC)
Thanks for giving me the clue about the "/en". All now works fine, for that and the tagline. Robin Patterson 01:32, 4 January 2006 (UTC)
- Thanks for knocking that one back.
- I think you are far too generous - I give deliberate link-spammers a year in the cooler!
Robin Patterson 01:32, 4 January 2006 (UTC)
Recent MediaWiki work - great![edit source]
Thanks for all the tricky stuff, BNZ. I don't have the patience for it, but I can happily tinker with small improvements once the main job's done. I'm not sure if changing the spelling is a problem with MediaWiki; shouldn't be, because some wikis have totally abandoned English in their interfaces, all done with redirects, I expect. We can always revert if problems. Robin Patterson 19:18, 19 Hui-tanguru 2006 (UTC)
Welcome back![edit source]
Yes, there have been several new members joining, and one or two seem to know more Te Reo than you or I. Now there was something recently that looked like your sort of field (one of your specialties) - please see Wikipedia talk:CommonsTicker. Then you might find a ready ear if you offered to help User:Kahuroa translate even more of the interface and other MediaWiki things. Robin Patterson 20:15, 12 Pipiri 2006 (UTC)
Kia ora koe[edit source]
... mō te whakatū tono mōku. Ka nui te harikoa o te ngākau. (PS - there was also something wrong with the way the welcome panel above was displaying, so I just updated it to the most recent version). Kahuroa 07:37, 15 Paenga-whāwhā 2007 (UTC)
- Kia ora - Thanks for your vote on my behalf - the proposal was enacted today by Vardion. Cheers for your support. Kia kaha koe. Kahuroa 07:24, 23 Paenga-whāwhā 2007 (UTC)
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