wharenui


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wharenui

(fɑːrɛnuːiː)
n
(Architecture) a meeting house
[Māori: large house]
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JAPAN-BOUND: Quade Cooper, Will Genia (both Kintetsu Liners), Bernard Foley, Wharenui Hawera (Kubota Spears), Christian Leali'ifano (NTT Shining Arcs), Samu Kerevi, Sam Talakai (Sungoliath), David Pocock (Wild Knights), Jordan Jackson-Hope (Toyota Shuttles), Aidan Toua (Honda Heat), Sam Jeffries (NEC Green Rockets).
JAPAN.BOUND: Quade Cooper, Will Genia (both Kintetsu Liners), Bernard Foley, Wharenui Hawera (Kubota Spears), Christian Leali'ifano (NTT Shining Arcs), Samu Kerevi, Sam Talakai (Sungoliath), David Pocock (Wild Knights), Jordan Jackson-Hope (Toyota Shuttles), Aidan Toua (Honda Heat), Sam Jeffries (NEC Green Rockets).
Japan-bound: Quade Cooper, Will Genia (both Kintetsu Liners), Bernard Foley, Wharenui Hawera (Kubota Spears), Christian Leali'ifano (NTT Communications Shining Arcs), Samu Kerevi, Sam Talakai (Suntory Sungoliath), David Pocock (Panasonic Wild Knights), Jordan Jackson-Hope (Toyota Industries Shuttles), Aidan Toua (Honda Heat), Sam Jeffries (NEC Green Rockets).
Faced with community resistance, the developers resort to dirty tactics, damming a creek with rubble so that the gardens flood, and setting fire to the wharenui, an act which amounts to the destruction of the ancestors who inhabit the building.
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.
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.