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WHANA.STUDIO is dedicated to provide quality unique designed footwear with the specific intention to raise the esteem and pride of our Rangatahi both Māori and Pakeha alike. Whana was born out of the desire to see Māori designs and cultural values providing a unique stance in the world for Aotearoa.…

whana - Māori Dictionary

3. (verb) to rush, charge. Kātahi ka kōkiri te matua a Ngāti Raukawa. Ka motu mai ki te ara, ka haere te kaiwhakatakoto i te mānuka, i muri e whana atu ana te kaiwero - ko Kemene Piharau o Wairarapa (TWMNT 12/12/1872:150). / Then Ngāti Raukawa's army thrust forward.…