wharenui


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wharenui

(fɑːrɛnuːiː)
n
(Architecture) a meeting house
[Māori: large house]
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Whanau Resilience: A Case Study Paper presented at the Nga Pae o te Maramatanga Horizons of Insight Seminar, Wharenui, Waipapa Marae.
Te Aka also includes a wharenui, "which helps set the scene for culturally respectful treatment", Coleman said.
With this in mind, Te Aka includes a wharenui (meeting house) which helps set the scene for a culturally respectful treatment.
The gateway into CUMAA was through George Nuku's clear perspex Out of Space Marae, an ethereal simulation of the entrance to a Maori wharenui (meeting house).
Most dramatically, the film ends with Tamihana being given a Maori funeral in front of a wharenui, a traditional meeting house.
The wharenui is the large meeting house that represents an eponymous ancestor, and as the specific place of mourning, often using the mahau (the veranda or sheltered area at the front of the wharenui), so these spaces are prepared in a traditional manner.
All interviews were held in the facility's wharenui, or meeting house, where the weekly kapa haka sessions were also held.
The Oligarch, Alexander Abramov, is providing assistance to rebuild Ngatiwai's Te Uri o Hikihiki wharenui at Mokau Marae, north of Whangarei.
Marae--tribal meeting ground, complex of buildings including wharenui and wharekai
In this context with respect to the wharenui and the practice of korero Ngapo's narrator might be said to tell his story under the watchful eyes of the pou tupuna (ancestral figures).
Les Maori qui vivent aujourd'hui majoritairement en milieu urbain y ont reconstitue le wharenui (le foyer ancestral) comme lieu de rassemblement et milieu dans lequel ils se reconstituent comme peuple.
Visitors walk under the bargeboards of a wharenui (traditional Maori meeting house) decorated in whale-like patterns and topped with a carving of a whale rider.