Story: Marae management – te whakahaere marae

Waimārama marae working bee, 2011

As part of a working bee a fresh coat of red paint is applied to the carvings and roof of Taupunga, the meeting house at Waimārama marae in Hawke's Bay, and crops are harvested. The marae was being prepared for a large Anzac Day hui, celebrating the 13 men associated with the marae who served in the Māori Battalion during the Second World War.

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Mere Whaanga, 'Marae management – te whakahaere marae - Marae community', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/39542/waimarama-marae-working-bee-2011 (accessed 19 September 2019)

Story by Mere Whaanga, published 5 Sep 2013