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  • noun Plural form of marae.


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  • Tamaki told his parishioners the city will hold a church to seat 5000, maraes, medical centres and schools, so his parishioners never have to leave.

    Destiny Church plans to create a ‘holy city’ his followers never have to leave

  • The principal occasions upon which these are required, are at the building of national maraes, at the commencement of a war, or in cases of the serious illness of a superior chief.

    The Island Home

  • Of great religious events the royal maraes were the scenes, and the high priests were attached to these.

    Mystic Isles of the South Seas.

  • The high priests served only the maraes of the first rank.

    Mystic Isles of the South Seas.

  • He was a kind of cardinal or bishop, and his jurisdiction extended over the maraes in the territory of his master.

    Mystic Isles of the South Seas.

  • He says in high depravation areas, places such as churches and maraes could be used to educate about immunisation, but in order to do this more funding is needed.

    Radio New Zealand News Headlines

  • He said the community would have its own maraes and medical facilities and that "every child of every member of this church will never go to a state school again".

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  • Plans for the city include a 5000-seat church, maraes, medical centres and schools - eliminating the need for residents to ever leave.



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