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marae

(məˈraɪ)
n
1. (Human Geography) NZ a traditional Māori tribal meeting place, originally one in the open air, now frequently a purpose-built building
2. (Human Geography) (in Polynesia) an open-air place of worship
[Māori]
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During that first year's contract, the health unit organised aerobic sessions at the marae, smoking cessation courses, an after-school study group three afternoons a week, screening for cardiovascular problems and diabetes, a kaumatua wellness programme, cervical cancer support, diabetes education sessions, podiatry clinics, a mokopuna health hui and community project work.
Long-time public health nurse and patron of Te Kaunihera 0 Nga Neehi Maori 0 Aotearoa, whaea Puti Puti O'Brien, celebrated her 90th birthday at Kokohinau Marae in Te Teko last month.
Facilitation will take place at an Auckland marae, still to be confirmed when Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand went to press.
Part of the journey to achieving the kaupapa ward and regional Maori health services involved visiting every single marae in the Bay of Plenty over an 18-month period and asking whanau what they wanted.
The submission suggests creating full-time designated nursing positions within community settings like schools, marae, kohanga reo, pre-schools and kindergartens would greatly assist whanau to access tamariki services.
The four guiding principles behind each development are the valuing of people, marae, and Te Reo, and striving for self determination.
The conference powhiri on September 16 will be at Owae Marae in Waitara.
Another service, with no formal links to local Maori, now had connections to a local marae.
They were to be held at Te Manukanuka o Hoturoa Marae at Auckland Airport.
TE RAU KOKIRI: BARGAINING was initiated with 15 Maori and iwi health providers in June and negotiations are likely to be held at Te Manukanuka o Hoturoa Marae at Auckland Airport later this month.
The organisation was superb--from the transport to and from Auckland Airport, the hospitable welcome and delicious kai at Mahurehure Marae, the wow factor of the Eden Park conference venue (the cameras were popping during the tour of the changing rooms at the end of the conference) and the speakers who shared their experiences to inspire and make us proud--both of them and ourselves.