5/25/14

Whenuakura Marae

This is a marae (pronounced ma-rye), a Maori meeting house used for many different things, including religious meetings. For more information on maraes, click here.
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11 comments:

Ela said...

Such a wonderful place and beautiful buildings !
Have a happy Sunday :)

Tom said...

Wow! Something that I wouldn't see in New York State. Thanks for sharing. Tom The Backroads Traveller

Margaret Adamson said...

Looks a lovely peaceful place to spend some time. Hope you are having a good weekend.

EG CameraGirl said...

Thank you for including the link to the background information. This building appears to be very well kept up.

Taken For Granted said...

Most interesting photo. Thank your for your discussion of the build's uses.

Roan said...

The red trim makes this a beautiful shot!

RedPat said...

Wonderful to see!

Ida said...

A simple design but it looks very well kept up.

Lmkazmierczak said...

Looks quite welcoming, until I noticed the lock on the gate! Thanks for visiting me!

Beth @ "E." Lizard Breath Speaks said...

i love how the fence ties in so cutely with the church. neat! sorry for the late comment. i've been out of town. take care. ( :

Bill Nicholls said...

Thought it looked different for a church but least it can be used as one