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whare karakia nui Play

1. (noun) cathedral, basilica.

Nō te tau 1954, i whakatūria anō a Huata hei kēnana mō te Whare Karakia Nui o Pita i Kirikiriroa (TTR 2000:84). / In 1954 Huata was made a canon of St Peter’s Cathedral, Hamilton.

wharenui Play

1. (noun) meeting house, large house - main building of a marae where guests are accommodated. Traditionally the wharenui belonged to a hapū or whānau but some modern meeting houses, especially in large urban areas, have been built for non-tribal groups, including schools and tertiary institutions. Many are decorated with carvings, rafter paintings and tukutuku panels.

(Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 265-266;)

See also whare whakairo, tipuna whare

Tūrei, Mohi Play

1. (personal name) (?-1914) Ngāti Porou; leader, minister, orator, carver, writer and composer of haka who was schooled in the traditional whare wānanga, Tapere-nui-ā-Whātonga, at Uawa.

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