He momo whāitaita a te kaihaka, tāne mai, wāhine mai, ki te whakakaha i te tukuna o te kupu, ki te whakaatu anō i te ihi, te wehi, te wana me te tū mārō. Ka hīkina te tukemata, ka whakarahia hoki ngā karu. I ētahi wā, ko tā te tāne he whātero.
A facial expression used by haka performers, both male and female, in order to emphasise particular words and convey a sense of awe, inspiration and firm resolve. The eyebrow is lifted and the eyes are dilated. At times, the male performer will also protrude their tongue.
Hei tauira o te pūkana: