Story: Marae management – te whakahaere marae

Marae committee meeting, 2013

Marae committee meeting, 2013

The marae committee for Rongomaraeroa marae, at Pōrangahau in Hawke's Bay, meets in the porch of their wharenui, Te Poho o Kahungunu, in 2013. Seated at right is the committee's chair, Ahuriri Houkamau, who opens each of these meetings with a karakia, or prayer.

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Mere Whaanga, 'Marae management – te whakahaere marae - Marae committee', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 June 2024)

Story by Mere Whaanga, published 5 Sep 2013