International Indigenous Development Research Conference

Marae Stay

Marae Protocol

If you are staying on the marae during the conference, please follow the below protocol.

1.    No shoes are to be worn inside the Wharenui (Meeting House)
2.    No walking or jumping on mattresses
3.    No sitting on pillows
4.    No food or drink in or around the Wharenui (Meeting House)
5.    No smoking, drugs, or alcohol
6.    Keep noise to a minimum
7.    Be respectful of each other at all times
8.    Be tidy and use rubbish bins

What to bring:

  • Sleeping bag or duvet (a mattress, sheet, pillow and pillow case will be provided at the marae)
  • Towel(s)
  • Toiletries
  • Keep your luggage to one compact sized bag to save storage space in the sleeping area

Please note: We strongly advise you to leave all valuables at home.

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