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Wall of Marae Hauviri or Marae Taura’a-a-tapu, family temple of the Tamatoa clan, with large stone courtyard, ahu or altar and investiture stone, at Taputapuatea, at Te Po, in the Opoa valley, on the island of Raiatea, in the Leeward Islands, Society Islands, French Polynesia. This marae holds the Te-Papa-tea-o-Ruea, or white investiture stone, brought by the god Hiro to found the chiefdoms or ari'i on Raiatea. Hauviri was the welcoming marae which received visitors as they disembarked...
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