Maori cultural experiences and tour. You will meet the family, you will eat with the family and you will become part of the family.  Step off the tourist trail and experience New Zealand's beautiful Maori culture with your knowledgeable and passionate descendants of the land, your local Maori hosts, Mervyn and Rangimarie.  Learn a easy and fun Maori song, take part in the art of weaving with korari our NZ Flax and take home a beautiful flower woven by you, be immersed in our history and amazing stories, indulge in some of our favourite local delicacies and be taken on a journey to some of the majestical sights we have in Whangarei.  This is an unforgettable experience. where you will be creating memories and friendships that will last a lifetime.  This is not your normal touristy tour, very personal, very real, very unique.

Maori cultural experiences and tour - Whangarei, New Zealand

Maori
Duration:5 hours
Price: Starting from $290.00 per person
You will meet the family, you will eat with the family and you will become part of the family.  Step off the tourist trail and experience New Zealand's beautiful Maori culture with your knowledgeable and passionate descendants of the land, your local Maori hosts, Mervyn and Rangimarie.  Learn a easy and fun Maori song, take part in the art of weaving with korari our NZ Flax and take home a beautiful flower woven by you, be immersed in our history and amazing stories, indulge in some of our favourite local delicacies and be taken on a journey to some of the majestical sights we have in Whangarei.  This is an unforgettable experience. where you will be creating memories and friendships that will last a lifetime.  This is not your normal touristy tour, very personal, very real, very unique.
You will meet the family, you will eat with the family and you will become part of the family.  Step off the tourist trail and experience New Zealand's beautiful Maori culture with your knowledgeable and passionate descendants of the land, your local Maori hosts, Mervyn and Rangimarie.  Learn a easy and fun Maori song, take part in the art of weaving with korari our NZ Flax and take home a beautiful flower woven by you, be immersed in our history and amazing stories, indulge in some of our favourite local delicacies and be taken on a journey to some of the majestical sights we have in Whangarei.  This is an unforgettable experience. where you will be creating memories and friendships that will last a lifetime.  This is not your normal touristy tour, very personal, very real, very unique.

You will immediately feel welcomed and at ease with your personal guides as you experience the warmth of authentic maori cultural hospitality. Step off the tourist trail and begin your journey and connection with Mervyn, Rangimarie and family.  Be immersed in our culture and protocols that we still hold strong to today.
 This is an unforgettable 5 hour experience from pick up at 9am to drop off at 2pm.  Sure to create memories and connections that will last a lifetime.
Key Activities
• Powhiri – Traditional welcoming ceremony in to our home
• Morning tea – Freshly baked home made Maori bread and locally made condiments
• Waiata – Sing along and take home a well known and fun Maori song
• Weaving – Learn about korari – NZ flax and weave your own beatiful flax flower.
• History Sharing - Hear our stories from the beginning of time to now, by the most inspiring storyteller you will meet on these shores
• Pa Sites and sightseeing – We visit our most beautiful and scenic sights - Otuihau Whangarei Falls, climb one of New Zealand's biggest Maori Pa sites - Mt Parihaka , sail over the award winning bridge Te Matau a Pohe and breeze past our place of gathering, Terenga Paraoa Marae (in the mini bus)
• Hakari – Preparing and enjoying your own hangi lunch with a modern twist using locally grown delicacies.
• Whakawatea – Traditional farewell
All meals and beverages are inclusive
Courtesy pick up and drop off from any accomodation or information centres in Whangarei City.

 

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