Cultural

Māori Weaving Rotorua

027 222 3346

Workshops are offered one to one or in small groups. Learn about some of the customs and traditions (tikanga) when working with NZ native flax (harakeke) and make some flowers and a small food basket to take home with you.
Also see harakeke growing and discover some of the other woven creations that can be made using raranga, the technique of Māori weaving. Hand made, unique, exhibition quality products are available for purchase.

Hokitika Scenic Tours

+64 210 232 5363

I pick up and drop off anywhere within Hokitika area to suit customer or other areas by arrangement.

Hokitika Scenic Tours welcomes you to the West Coast, South Island of New Zealand. We invite you to discover our local scenic treasures where time stands still in all its natural glory, giving you the opportunity to view the magnificent scenery and attractions that lie between the Tasman Sea and Southern Alps.

We offer a personal, safe, friendly and informative transport service to make your stay and visit here memorable.
If you would like to book a Scenic Tour or create your very own Personal Tour please contact us. All tours depart daily on request.

Pick up and drop off within Hokitika included at a time to suit you.

Hamurana Springs Nature Reserve

0800 426 8726

773 Hamurana Road,
Hamurana,
Rotorua

Hamurana Springs Nature Reserve is an immersive experience through nature where you will learn the cultural stories of Ngāti Rangiwewehi - the local tribes people.
Journey through untouched landscape on a low impact streamside walk suitable for all ages and fitness levels. A grove of towering Redwoods will escort you on an immersive journey to the deepest natural fresh water spring in the North Island of New Zealand.
Originally a tribal settlement, today Hamurana Springs Nature Reserve is an untouched nature park and wildlife refuge, which combined with the manaakitanga (hospitality) of the the local people, make Hamurana Springs a truly magical experience.

Native Woodcraft

06 374 8224

5 London Street,
Dannevirke

Native Woodcraft is a 100% Kiwi-owned factory in Dannevirke, producing a range of nearly 300 handcrafted gifts and souvenirs since 1984.
Our products range from full-size taiaha (long, wooden weapons) and tewhatewha (long wooden or bone weapons), travel-sized tekoteko (carved figures) and mere (short stone weapons) down to tiki (carved figures) and hei matau (fish hook) keyrings carved from South Island Pine and Paua shell.
For landscaping, we produce Creative Garden Panels in 50 different Kiwiana designs from Pīwakawaka and Kererū to Dolphins and Butterflies.
Our crafts are found in stores throughout Aotearoa.  Click here to view our products .

Amiki

+64 27 532 7248

Christchurch,
Canterbury 

AMIKI are local connected storytellers, sharing the gems of Ōtautahi, Christchurch, hidden in plain sight. Our whānau team has a passion for sharing both the modern and old stories of Ōtautahi. Our Tours on Foot will take you on a journey through our central city suburb, deep diving into the rich Māori and European history.  From the historical river to the modern laneways, heritage sites, bespoke small enterprises, culinary gastronomy, craft beers and local wine, we will connect you with local people and places through sharing kai, manaakitanga and storytelling.

Horizon Tours

+64 21 467 496

Horizon Tours is a locally owned whānau (family) business launched in 2018. We specialise in small group tours that bring culture and conservation to life in Dunedin. Our commitment is to offer a values-based tourism experience. A portion of every tour purchased with us will go toward supporting a community conservation program. Broaden your horizon’s by day with one of our daily tours that highlights Dunedin’s natural environment with a conservation expert with over thirty years’ experience as a DoC ranger. And travel with us into the night sky for an evening of storytelling that brings the realm of Ranginui to life.

Kiwi Segway Tours

+64 27 279 4647

We are a whanau owned service provider. As an idea born from one of many holidays abroad, we saw an opportunity to bring a unique twist to Auckland’s tourist and hospitality sector. Segways! They’ll never really be cool, but they are a fantastic way to explore and soak up Auckland’s amazing scenery. At Kiwi Segway Tours we strive to make every tour a GREAT tour while enjoying the beauty of riding the quiet eco-friendly Segway. Easy to ride and heaps of fun for all ages, segways leave no carbon footprint on the environment, so are a great option for travellers that are conscious of their environmental impact. Kiwi Segway Tours are specialists in providing great value, low-cost ground transportation!  We provide fun-filled, fully guided small group Tours, Shore Excursions. Segway Tours and Private Airport Transfers. Currently, we are the only Auckland tour operator offering a Night Tour encompassing the local night markets and watching Auckland ‘Light Up’.

Manawa Honey & Tours

+64 7 366 3166

Based in Ruatāhuna in the heart of Māui’s Fish – the North Island of Aotearoa, we offer the experience of a mystical, remote, pure and natural paradise with the people of this land… our tours include an Eco-cultural Experience (2-day) for groups of 8-20 and River Fishing Tour on Horse-back (1-day & Overnight) for groups of 1-3
We can also design tours (for groups only) to incorporate your desired combination of:
 Honey and apiary/beehive tours
 Traditional Maori and contemporary cultural experiences
 Marae or home-stay accommodation
 Forest & biodiversity tours
 Fishing and/or horse riding treks

Let us know what you would like to do, and we can work out a tour to suit you. Dates: by arrangement November to March each year

Maunga Hikurangi

+64 27 535 0011

Maunga Hikurangi is a Ngati Porou premium cultural experience operating on the East Coast of the North Island of New Zealand. Maunga Hikurangi offers a collection of unique, authentic cultural experiences in and around our highly sacred mountain, Maunga Hikurangi – one of the first places in the world to see the sunrise and a place steeped in legend and cultural significance for the Ngati Porou people. Our product offering caters to tourists looking for a deeply personal and connected cultural experience.  It appeals to an audience looking for something more than your average Maori cultural product. Maunga Hikurangi has been awarded a Gold Sustainability Tourism Business Award.

Manawa Honey & Tours

+64 7 366 3166

Based in Ruatāhuna in the heart of Māui’s Fish – the North Island of Aotearoa, we offer the experience of a mystical, remote, pure and natural paradise with the people of this land… our tours include an Eco-cultural Experience (2-day) for groups of 8-20 and River Fishing Tour on Horse-back (1-day & Overnight) for groups of 1-3
We can also design tours (for groups only) to incorporate your desired combination of:
 Honey and apiary/beehive tours
 Traditional Maori and contemporary cultural experiences
 Marae or home-stay accommodation
 Forest & biodiversity tours
 Fishing and/or horse riding treks

Let us know what you would like to do, and we can work out a tour to suit you. Dates: by arrangement November to March each year

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