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marae

1. NZ a traditional Maori tribal meeting place, originally one in the open air, now frequently a purpose-built building
2. (in Polynesia) an open-air place of worship
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Eventually a new medical centre was built near the marae (the Takapuwahia Medical Centre), with two others established in Porirua--the Cannons Creek Medical and Dental Service in 2001 (the largest of the three with 10 consulting rooms and built at a cost of more than $1 million), the Mungavin Medical Centre in 2004 and the Poneke Medical Centre, Newtown, in 2006.
She ran the local cervical screening programme, was on the kaumatua committee and the health forum for Te Teko marae.
Keynote speaker and pou tikanga (senior adviser) to the Bay of Plenty District Health Board, Pouroto Ngaropo, challenged the nurses and health workers to work among their own marae, hapu and iwi.
I also accompanied Tracey on whanau ora days held at local marae.
Similarly, although the history of struggle for the marae can be silenced in its final aspect, it is nonetheless indelibly there.
In duly 1987, along with several other nursing students and staff from Christchurch Polytechnic, she attended the national Hui-a-Iwi: Nursing Education and Health Services Hui at Rongopai Marae, Gisborne.
Partners Erin Feros and Marae Ciantar discussed other emerging markets within the region, such as Mongolia and Myanmar.
In addition to these marae and skill-centre developments, the Department sought to encourage young Maori to remain longer at school by funding visits to schools by well-known Maori entertainers.
Certainly this was the case in pre-Christian Tahiti where, as we shall see, marae ritual served both to distribute divine and chiefly mana (partibility) and to effect the chiefly encompassment of the whole.
Abdullah Marae Binmahfouz, deputy chairman of JCCI, used Facebook in the last election to mobilize votes.
She decided to donate $500 to the Port Levy volunteer fire brigade, and the rest of the money to the Port Levy Marae for being "so warm and welcoming to the film and its cast and crew.