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“Worth every penny!”

Tamaki Maori Village
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US$89.41*
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Rotorua Maori Hangi Dinner and Performance
Ranked #3 of 112 things to do in Rotorua
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Owner description: Tamaki Maori Village – Evening Cultural Experience. New Zealand’s Most Awarded Cultural Experience! Experience an evening of ceremonial ritual, powerful cultural performance, storytelling & hangi feasting. Share in the Powhiri, our ancient ceremony of welcome before entering our pre-European Maori Village nestled within a native Tawa Forest. The village comes alive with sights, sounds & activity of days gone by including haka, poi, tattooing, weaving, carving and arts of warrior training. You will have the opportunity to participate in these activities. Witness the earth being scraped away from the hangi pit to reveal baskets of food cooked beneath the ground on hot stones. Enter the ancestral meeting house and enjoy a powerful cultural performance before dining the traditional hangi buffet feast!
Reviewed 18 July 2014

My husband and I traveled here in June for an evening show and we were not dissapointed. Very friendly staff who are so informative of the Mauri Culture. If you are going to see a cultural show while in New Zealand, it should be this one!

Thank Mandy P
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

A chance to experience other cultures colourful and very educational. Easy access and friendly guides

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Reviewed 18 July 2014

I highly recommend this Maori cultural experince - perfect for all ages. It was fun to get involved with the tasks and the concert was highly entertaing. And to top off a fantastic evening, the buffet meal (cooked in a hangi) was out of this world!! A MUST DO!!!! Sarah & Charlie (Urban Retreat)

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Reviewed 17 July 2014

You have to go guy's your mad if you don't!! Going to the the Maori Village was the highlight of our entire holiday. It was exciting and we learnt so much about the Maori culture and they made it fun from the second they picked us up to the second they dropped us back to the hotel..and the hangi...yummmm!!

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Reviewed 14 July 2014

The Tamaki experience is one not to be missed. The people are sincere and genuine about their culture and have not compromised it for the sake of tourism. Highly recommended. The hangi food is just so tasty. We went a second night we were so impressed.

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