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WHARE Collection

Whare Collection is inspired by the embodiment of family, ancestral connection and connection to the natural world as indigenous caretakers. Whare Collection has three pathway formations: HAPU (sub-tribe), IWI (tribe) and KOTAHITANGA (Unity).

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Nga Aho practitioner:
Christina Clarke

WHARE Collection

Introducing our WHARE Collection...

WHARE
Embodiment of all we are, have been and will be through and from DNA toto, whare tangata, tinana ora (tai-a-ha : first breath), he tangata, kainga, wānanga, mātauranga tae atu ki te pūtaiao māori...

WHARE-HAPU
Singular whare formation - Sub Tribe founded on Whanau.

WHARE-IWI
Clustered whare formation - Tribe with connecting hapu and whanau.

WHARE-KOTAHITANGA
Continuous whare formation - Unity with iwi, hapu and whanau standing together.

BLACK-MANGU
Akonga ki te Po, Po ki te Rangi. The emergence of consciousness, transition. Discovery, learning anew...

RED BROWN-WHERO
Papatuanuku, various colours of earthy soil tones. Foundation, standing upon. Renowned colour used on traditional carvings on whare/wharenui/wharemoko...

OLIVE GREEN-KĀRIKIHĀURA
Tane Mahuta, earthy green, various shades of the ngahere, provides much sustainance and resource. Kura for many - rongoa, mau rakau, whakairo, nga mahi a te whare pora...

BLUE-KIKORANGI
Tangaroa, from the deepest depth of thoughts to the lightest caress on your skin basking on the beach. Home of many. Lifes mirror...

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