This word is all about relationships, kinship, sense of family connection – a relationship through shared experiences and working together which provides people with a sense of belonging. It develops as a result of kinship rights and obligations, which also serve to strengthen each member of the kin group. It also extends to others to whom one develops a close familial, friendship or reciprocal relationship.
Prestige, authority, control, power, influence, status, spiritual power, charisma – mana is a supernatural force in a person, place or object.
Te Whiti O Rongomai
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