At Koriniti Marae - Whanganui River Region
Koriniti Marae is nestled into a pretty hollow just above the Whanganui River. It's a lovely marae with a selection of fascinating buildings, including a cute-as-a-button church. I took these photographs llast time I visited the marae, in 2010. The Whare Karakia - literally, the House of Prayers. Carving Detail Painted kowhaiwhai detail above the mahau (front porch) of one of the wharenui (meeting houses). Kowhaiwhai patterns vary from tribe to tribe (iwi to iwi) and many iwi have patterns…
Jerusalem, Whanganui River Road, Wanganui-Pipiriki, New Zealand: Sightseeing Drive, North Island, NZ
Step back in time and journey to Jerusalem along the Whanganui River Road on the North Island of New Zealand. Explore and discover the remote settlements of Hiruharama (Jerusalem), Koriniti (Corinth), Atene (Athens) and Ranana (London).