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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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Turangawaewae, marae and the interconnected Maori self
Nuku recalled one particular memory of Whaea Morgan at Pipitea Marae in 2012, when she was the kaikaranga calling a 160-strong NZNO group onto her marae.
The Marae Moana initiative was born more than five years ago, when a Cook Islands Tourism board member suggested turning the country into the cleanest and greenest destination in the world.
The purpose of this article is to provide an annotated account of the tangi process that demonstrates the Maori world view given full expression in this context on the marae.
The Marae is 5km north from the coast where Abramov's $50 million-plus Helena Bay luxury lodge is coming up.
Marae (traditional meeting areas) are often large, spread-out, badly designed, and unsafe complexes, and some have areas that are off limits to guide dogs.
But when there was a speech contest, he stood up as if on a marae and held us all spellbound.
Jackson has said he would support Tyson if he visited a South Auckland marae and spoke to young Maori there.
Key was confronted by the angry protesters as he arrived at the Te Tii Marae, a traditional meeting house in the northern township of Waitangi and he left soon after as chants and yelling drowned out his speech.
The local marae hosted a welcoming day for all the international performers of the Auckland Arts Festival.
Furthermore, the visual prominence of the 'wooden power poles' that 'lined the roadsides'--like the pou taiepa surrounding a marae or a pa--suggests a sense of community and belonging, as well as protection from outside forces.
Field explorations focused on the largest aggregate marae (temple) complex in the 'Opunohu Valley, ScMo-124-125 and included detailed architectural mapping and excavations at nineteen structures, with a total of 230 [m.