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Walk with the Ancestors provided by Waimarama Maori Tours

Walk with the Ancestors

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The preservation of this culturally important and archaeologically significant site, Hakikino is a fascinating mix of old world wisdom and new world innovations. Embracing all that is available today, we have established a native plant nursery and created the Hakikino Conservation Reserve. Let one of our family members share with you these sacred sites: the bush lore, the folk lore, the culture and the language: all of which continue to shape the hopes and aspirations of the people today. This tour provides you with an insider’s perspective on being Maori and relates historical and contemporary Maori culture from a unique and personal point of view in our home village of Waimarama. It’s a friendly and relaxed encounter.
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Departure Point
20 Airini Road, Waimārama 4294, New Zealand
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
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  • Private transportation
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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GibsonsNZ wrote a review Jan 2020
17 contributions4 helpful votes
Highly recommend! We had a great afternoon, very personal tour and learnt so much. Kids enjoyed it too.
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Response from Waimarama M, General Manager at Walk with the Ancestors
Responded 30 Jan 2020
Thanks for your review Nicki! It was an absolute pleasure sharing our conservation site and our shared history with your family. We wish you and your whānau all the best with your own native plantings!
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jmck_kunde wrote a review Aug 2019
Nelson, New Zealand6 contributions4 helpful votes
In general there are two types of Maori tours: the mass presentation Las Vegas type show, which can be great fun; and then, there's the more intimate, inclusive kind of presentation. At Waimarama there is the opportunity to relate to modern day Maori people; to learn of their
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Waimarama M, Manager at Walk with the Ancestors
Responded 2 Sep 2019
Thank you for your kind words - we are so thrilled to read that you enjoyed your time with our family learning about the different aspects of our lives in such an authentic way. We hope that you will return one day soon, but until then take care - Mā te wā!
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