Tangihanga at Marae (Tangi means to cry)
Karanga – call to welcome people for honouring dead
Whaikorero – speeches about person
Service – hymns and prayers.
Urupa – Cemetery
Lower into the ground
Fill in the grave
Wairua goes, Spirit’s journey.
Back to Tupuna Whare (Meeting house)
Speeches – (take up life now)
Haakari – (thanksgiving meal)
Kirimate – (Thanks from grieving family)
Karakia – (Prayer)
Whakawaatea wairua (Free the way for the trip)
(Memories / spirits of dead go)
Clearing of the house where the dead person lived and died