Definition of waka in English:
A traditional Maori canoe.
- The waka, the spiritual image for the march, left Stewart Island for Bluff with its cargo of stories.
- When our wakas originally came to Aotearoa and landed, the first thing our menfolk did was to walk the land and claim it, by leaving stone markers.
- The hapu decided they would build their own waka, a canoe big enough to carry at least a dozen fishermen to sea.