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"The Maori Marae" New Zealand Local Custom Tip by keeweechic

New Zealand Local Customs: 129 reviews and 113 photos

by keeweechic

The Marae is regarded as a sacred meeting place. As a guide when visiting a Marae, you will be asked to remove your shoes. Photography is not normally allowed however the Marae at Waitangi does allow photography. If you are not sure, it is best to ask otherwise please respect all rules and traditions of the Marae and its people.

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  • Written Jan 28, 2003
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