2. (verb) to grow.
E whanake ana te rākau nei (W 1971:487). / This tree is growing.
3. (verb) to spring up, develop.
Nō ngā tau o te 1960 ka whanake mai ngā rōpū mautohe (Te Ara 2014). / Protest movements developed from the 1960s.
4. (verb) to rise.
Ka haere a Tū-rāhui ki waho whakahāereere ai i te tamaiti; kātahi ka titiro atu ki te rā e whanake ana i te huapae o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa (JPS 1913:176). / Tū-rāhui went outside to stroll about with the child. Then he looked at the sun rising on the horizon of the Pacific Ocean.
5. (noun) cabbage tree, Cordyline australis - a palm-like tree with strong, long, narrow leaves; the young inner leaves are eaten both raw and cooked. This variety is found throughout the country in a variety of habitats. The young tree has long narrow leaves which arise from a single trunk. As it matures the trunk becomes bare and branches out.
Pēnā tonu te rere a te kererū i te wā e mau ana tēnā kākano, ā, tata noa ki te horonga o tērā kākano, o te whanake (JPS 1895:132). / The flight of the New Zealand pigeon is like that during the time that the fruit lasts and until just before the seeds of the cabbage tree falls.