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Orongomai Marae Open Day

Orongomai Marae Open Day

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When:

  • Thu 6 Oct ’11, 9:00am

Where:

Orongomai Marae, 1 Railway Ave, Maidstone, Upper Hutt

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Everyone is welcome to come along and experience a formal welcome onto Orongomai Marae.

Orongomai Marae is an urban marae, based in Upper Hutt city, supported by the iwi of Te Ātiawa.

There will be tours around the marae, Māori arts and crafts for sale and a traditional hāngī available. You can see Whakairo (Māori carvings) representing all Māori tribes of New Zealand and Tukutuku panels (decorative wall panels) that tell stories of local Māori legends.

The Marae's Rongomai Hall was first opened in 1976. Kahukura, the carved meeting house followed in May 1989 completing the marae complex.

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