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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

Skippers Canyon Jet

+64 3 442 9434

Come with Skippers Canyon Jet and experience unbeatable value as you are taken on a spectacular guided tour of Skippers Canyon followed by a thrilling jet boat ride through the narrowest canyons on the Shotover River. Discover a land rich in gold mining history and breathtaking scenery just a short distance from Queenstown. Skippers Canyon Jet is the must do jet boat trip in Queenstown.

Kohutapu Lodge & Tribal Tours

+64 7 366 4777

Our cultural experience starts when our guide welcomes you into the tribal lands of Ngati Manawa (The Eel People), and regales you with stories of the area. During the tour, guests learn about the iwi’s ancestors, land settlement, spiritual connection with Eel, and takes guests through a short bush walk to hidden ancient Maori rock art carved 400 years before the Great Migration. Later, guests join in and help with the preparation of a hangi dinner at the lodge overlooking the lake, before enjoying a selection of optional afternoon cultural activities. Kohutapu Lodge can also offer daytime tours and gourmet indigenous lunch tours for the mature market, overnight accommodation, full and half day guided fishing and hunting trips as well as overnight marae stay and community visits/cultural exchange within our schools and community.

Maossie Tours

+64 21 661 867

Maossie Tours is a scenic and sightseeing transport business involved in the operation of unique day-tours from Christchurch to exotic, distinctively New Zealand adventure destinations. We are an independent family business, and have a deep passion for everything Kiwi especially indigenous Maori culture. Most of all, we know where the best places are and how to get there safely. Passengers are transported in Maossie's top of the line luxury Mercedes Benz 4WD coach, with day tour destinations from Christchurch including:
• Aoraki-Mt Cook, Tasman Glacier & Alpine Centre all-day scenic tour
• Akaroa & Banks Peninsula Wild Penguins Eco-Tour
• New Zealand Farm & Scenic Day Tour
• Lord of the Rings High Country Station Pioneering Clydesdale Experience & Scenic Day Tour

Henga Lodge

+64 3 3050 196

1297 North Road
Chatham Island 

Henga Lodge offers guests the opportunity to experience the Real Rēkohu. Nestled into Henga reserve overlooking Lake Marakapia, Henga Lodge offers eco-friendly accommodation with a peaceful setting – perfect to relax and unwind.  Affordable accommodation rates to suit all budgets. We have a range of accommodation options on offer from comfortable ensuite lodge rooms to self-catering ensuite units perfect for groups. Kōpi Kitchen, our onsite licensed restaurant showcases delicious local cuisine and kai moana. We can tailor make your Chatham Island holiday to suit -guided tours available to the Moriori tree carvings, bushwalks, fishing charters, horsetreks – Rēkohu has options for everyone. Our fleet of rental vehicles are also available for hire if you would like to stay longer and explore the island.

He Tāngata

+64 3 390 1579

Proudly situated at Ngā Hau e Whā National Marae, He Tāngata is promoting daily tours of an exclusive operating National Marae, adding technology and lighting to its natural history and presenting it to the world. We will be show casing Māori protocol through our Pōwhiri and also our culture through performance, choreographing one of the most intense, electrifying examples of Kapa Haka you have seen. Our light show and theatre will capture our country’s history and stories left by our tūpuna. We have infused Māori indigenous ingredients into our New Zealand based buffet, which includes the traditional tastes of Hāngi and Seafood Platter including New Zealand’s Kaimoana such as Crayfish, Paua, Kina, and Oysters. Enjoying our Hākari while being entertained by our Kapa Haka group.

Toru Tours

+64274570011

Embark on a city express tour for a personalised 3-hour experience. See twice as much in half the time as your local kiwi guides will show you what makes the city of Auckland so special. Enjoy an intimate Kiwi experience as you discover Auckland’s eateries, volcanoes, visit a working farm, and explore beautiful gardens. Learn about Maori culture and settler history from your experienced guide. Gain local knowledge on the best of Auckland’s shopping, cuisine, and sights.

Ko Tāne Māori Experience

+64 3 359 6226

The South Island's ONLY Māori Cultural Performance and Hāngī Dinner. Nestled amongst the native trees and ferns and alongside New Zealand wildlife, Ko Tāne guarantees a real, up close and personal experience. Ko Tāne performs within Willowbank Wildlife Reserve and through them you will learn the relationship between Māori, culture, wildlife and conservation to give a real "Kiwi" experience. Experience a traditional pōwhiri (welcome), learn about the ways of the Māori hunter and be entertained by our kapahaka performance which includes poi, haka, sticks and weapons displays.

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