Kei te aro whakamua ngā maihi i te tuanui o te wharenui.
The maihi (barge boards) are facing forwards on the roof of the meeting house.
- this is an example of an active sentence
He rite tonu ngā maihi o te whare ki ngā ringa o te tangata e torotoro ana.
The maihi are like outstretched arms of a person.