Marae bookings

Contact for Marae bookings

Nive Larkins - Marae Operations Assistant

Please note that all Marae bookings are to be made through the email address provided.

Email: maraebookings@manukau.ac.nz

Phone: (09) 9760642

Location:
Ngā Kete Wānanga Marae,
Manukau Institute of Technology
NC Block, Gate 12, 53 Otara Road, Otara.

Booking process

  1. Contact marae operations assistant (preferably) by email at maraebookings@manukau.ac.nz
  2. If marae is available for the desired date, the person booking the marae (hirer) will be sent a booking form to complete
  3. Marae operations assistant will advise by email whether a booking is confirmed
  4. The following will be attached to approved applications:
    • Approved booking form for their records
    • Marae information sheet
    • Costs and payment schedule
  5. Pre-visit familiarisation appointment.

Liaison prior to visit

  1. One month prior to the hui, the marae operations assistant will contact the person responsible for booking:
    • Confirm that the booking is still required
    • Email the check-list for day and overnight stays
    • Set meeting to discuss their requirements, marae safety regulations, set up and clean up, protocol etc.
  2. Marae operations assistant completes and signs the check-list with the hirer and emails/posts a signed copy to the security team (and head of security).

Liaison during Marae Visit

  1. The marae co-ordinator is the point of contact during working hours
  2. After hours point of contact is security who will contact marae operations assistant if necessary.

Pre-departure

  1. The marae complex must be left clean and tidy
  2. The marae operations assistant will review and sign off the check-list for whole day and overnight stays
  3. The marae operations assistant will have a swipe card available to allow access to the marae complex only – this requires a staff member to sign in and out for.

Please note that there will be a charge if the card has not been returned and the book has not been signed.

Pōwhiri will be held between the following hours

  • Between 9:30 am and 5:30pm (daylight saving)
  • Between 9:30am and 4:30pm (winter).

Anything outside of these hours will need to be negotiated.