Aneta Morgan (Te Arawa) describes the results of their research project, Taunakitia Te Marae: Marae as Centres of Excellence - a Te Arawa Perspective, the aimof which was to identify and share best practice and aspirations in marae development across Te Arawa marae.
The research, conducted through multiple hui across the rohe, identified three key areas of need that would ensure that marae could be centres of excellence for their people.
• Rangatahi engagement
• Succession planning
• Te Reo Māori