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A Day in the Life of a Maori Elder provided by Waimarama Maori Tours

A Day in the Life of a Maori Elder

A Day in the Life of a Maori Elder
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About
Experience real New Zealand Maori culture with a unique insight into a day in the life of a Maori elder. Kaumatua are the elders in Maori society, and are respected for their knowledge of tribal history and traditions. They are the keepers of the accumulated history of our people. Their guidance is often sought on all manner of topics in daily life as well as ceremonial matters of Maori tradition. Our guides are elders from our small coastal community of Waimarama where they all still live today. This very special tour gives you unfettered access to the world of Maori rarely seen by outsiders. Our guides are knowledgeable and articulate and interesting story tellers. With humour and grace they will share their personal insights with you The tour is informal and relaxed and provides you with an insider’s perspective on being Maori as they relate historical and contemporary New Zealand Maori culture from a unique and personal point of view.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 150083P1
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
Lunch • Entry/Admission - Waimarama Beach
Duration
6h
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
We can collect you from your accommodation in Napier, Hastings, Havelock North or from the Airport in Napier.
Waimarama, New Zealand We can collect you from your accommodation in Napier, Hastings, Havelock North or from the Airport in Napier. If you are going to meet us in Waimarama, we will meet at the shop - 20 Airini Road, Waimarama.
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Inclusions
Lunch • Entry/Admission - Waimarama Beach
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
We can collect you from your accommodation in Napier, Hastings, Havelock North or from the Airport in Napier.
Waimarama, New Zealand We can collect you from your accommodation in Napier, Hastings, Havelock North or from the Airport in Napier. If you are going to meet us in Waimarama, we will meet at the shop - 20 Airini Road, Waimarama.
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
6h
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Not wheelchair accessible
Stroller accessible
Service animals allowed
Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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SUSANERIC
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A Profound Experience That We Will Never Forget
Jan 2020 • Couples
We loved the day we spent with Robert and Donna and Ike and appreciated their friendliness, humor, and authenticity. We were looking to learn something and we did. We were interested in Maori culture and had many questions and profoundly affecting was the wall of portraits of ancestors in the home that was so graciously opened to us. We will never forget the time we spent with them and have never had an experience quite like this.
Written 6 January 2020
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Waimarama M
Kia Ora Susanna, We are so pleased to read you enjoyed your day with our family. We all remember the day very fondly and we feel as though we have made new friends! If you are ever in the area again, please do get in touch! Until then, take care!
Written 30 January 2020
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