Locally based Maori Kapa Haka group with over 60 years combined experience in Maori Performing Arts and Maori Tourism.
Nga Manu o Whangarei have collaborated with Kawiti Caves - Te Ana o Roku with daily performances onsite.
Special group bookings are available for a one of a kind Haka and Hangi experience. Operating Hours: 6pm-9pm, Tuesdays & Thursdays
*Minimum booking 10 per group
**Children under 5 years free
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
Family Pass (2 Adults, 2-3 Children)
A unique and iconic centre of Maori cultural, artistic and technological excellence.
See traditional and contemporary Maori artists at work. Engage with and learn about our living Maori culture.
Hihiaua Cultural Centre - Only one in the World.
Opening March 2019, Tour bookings from May 2019.
Take a glimpse into the ancestral wisdom of the forest, including traditional medicine & food. Explore the wilderness through easy walking tracks amongst waterfalls, native birds and giant trees, some more than 500 years old.
Operating Hours: 10am-2pm
*Minimum 2 people
** Children free up to 14 years
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Learn about environmental conservation from an indigenous perspective. We will share with you what we have learnt about traditional methods of conservation of our local flora and fauna.
See, touch and learn about our tuna (eels) the rare kiore (native rat) and the endangered Kauri trees.
Let us show you how indigenous practices can heal the planet.
Child (5-14 years)
Family Pass (2 Adults, 2 Children)
Paddle solo or as part of a group along the Tutukaka Coast with an experienced paddler and local guide on an easy, two-hour return trip.
Paddling a Waka Ama (traditional Maori outrigger canoe) is an unforgettable adventure and unique way to learn about traditional navigation & the marine environment.
Operating Hours: 10am-12pm, Tuesdays & Thursdays weather permitting.
Kowharewa Bay, Tutukaka Coast. Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
(2 Adults, 2-3 Children)
People first, fitness second is our motto.
Work out with ZUU, liberating body movement in a fun, interactive, indigenous way. All fitness levels are welcome in our gym.
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 5.30pm-6.30pm.
Or alternatively you may prefer a guided fitness tour up our maunga (mountain) Parihaka. Good level of fitness required. Not suitable for prams and wheelchairs.
Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am & 2pm approximately 1hr.
Kawiti Caves are home to thousands of luminous glow worms, breathtaking rock formations and lush green rainforest.
Open 7 days 9am-4pm, Closed December 25.
Guided tours only. Tours depart every 20-30 minutes and take approximately 30-40 minutes.
Sensible flat walking shoes and a light jacket are recommended. No push chair or wheelchair access. Plenty of parking and coffee on site.
Waiomio, Northland, New Zealand
Paihia, Northland, New Zealand
The Uku Shack is a clay studio based in Haruru, Paihia. The workshops are structured and also flexible inviting you to create and explore your ideas in the most suitable time.
Clay and tools provided, firing and postage can also be arranged at a further cost if desired.
Refreshments available, bring your lunch and comfortable clothing that you don’t mind getting clay on.
Package 1- Get creative with clay and make what you feel like.
9am - 12.30pm.
Package 2 - Full structured day with methods and techniques, wheel throwing also available.
9am - 4pm.
Both packages have a minimum of 4 people & maximum of 6 people.
Guided bush walks, food gathering and hunting tours with us are an adventure into our native world here in the beautiful untouched Hokianga.
“Naku te rourou nau te rourou ka ora ai te iwi”
With your basket and my basket the people will thrive
Hokianga, Northland, New Zealand
Special korero (stories) around the Maori moon calender, its traditional use and use for modern day planning and productivity.
Ahipara, Northland, New Zealand