Story: Marae management – te whakahaere marae

Te Manukanuka o Hoturoa marae, Auckland Airport

Te Manukanuka o Hoturoa marae, Auckland Airport

The waharoa (gateway) and wharenui (meeting house) of Te Manukanuka o Hoturoa marae are seen in this photograph. The wharenui is named Kahupaake after a revered female ancestor of Te Wai-o-Hua, the local subtribe. The marae's website says it provides 'a cultural heart for the airport where all people will be welcomed under the tikanga (protocols) of Tainui'. It is managed by a six-member board of trustees – three appointed by the airport and three by Tainui iwi.

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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/photograph/39547/te-manukanuka-o-hoturoa-marae-auckland-airport (accessed 17 October 2019)

Story by Mere Whaanga, published 5 Sep 2013