Inspirational and informative stories from our adventures experiencing Māori tourism in New Zealand. Contact details and where the experiences are located are included in each blog.

Kiwi Holiday Club - like Chriscos but for holidays

With the country closed to international tourists and the call for Kiwis to get out and about to experience the beauty of Aotearoa and its people, the old adage of don’t leave home until you’ve seen the county is ringing out loud and clear.

Lightning strikes Stay Native

Three months ago, Stay Native’s Te Ara Armstrong packed his bags, said goodbye to his wife and business partner Chanelle Armstrong, kissed their six tamariki goodbye, and went on a venture from the sunny white sands of Northland to the crispy southern air of Ōtautahi.

Leave the 'tangas', take the tangata

“Don’t look to take the 'tangas', take the tangata”, was one of the key messages that came out of a panel discussion at TIA’s Summit in Wellington on Tuesday.

Tūwharetoa invests in region

Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board announced its partnership with premier outdoor experience operator Chris Jolly Outdoors, in a move it says further bolsters its strong commercial and tourism presence on Lake Taupō.

Dragons' Den more than an event

NZ Māori Tourism hosted the second ever Māori tourism Dragons' Den in Ōtautahi in August, 2019. We reflect back on the wonderful event that saw $70,000 invested into the Māori tourism sector. By Amy Hodgkinson.

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