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Maori, meeting house, Taumarunui, NZ | by D70
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Maori, meeting house, Taumarunui, NZ

Fountain and carvings on a tall pole on a marae.

Taumarunui, New Zealand

 

A wharenui (literally "big house") is a communal house of the Māori people of New Zealand, generally situated as the focal point of a marae.

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Taken on May 1, 2009