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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

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.

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. 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.

Te Ara Tours

+64 21 418 199

Mangawhai
Northland 

Te Ara Tours endeavours to create a tailor-made day with a fresh and friendly approach when busy life-styles and schedules allow only a day or two to rejuvenate and invigorate, without extensive and exhausting travel. Te Ara Tours offers visitors the opportunity to embrace an amazing location with pre-planned activities as a guide, including Maori cultural offerings, making the most of your day in a lovely ocean-kissed region. We strive to find a balance that suits your individuality with some action, relaxation and time to recharge.

Auckland Ghost Tours

+64 9 448 1983

Auckland Ghost Tours Provides a lantern lit Tour through the historical Streets of Auckland. Starting from Pre Colonial New Zealand and the story of the Maori People we treat guests to an inside look into what New Zealand prior to English and European colonization. We share tales about Ancient Maori Life, including Tribal Warfare and past battles, as well as stories on Maori Protocol and Ritual such as beheadings and Mokomokai or Toi Moko (Head Shrinking and Preservation) and the practices of Ta Moko, Kai Tangata Cannibalism, Tapu, Rahui, Karakia and much more. 

Morere Hot Springs Lodge

+64 6 837 8824

Morere is the most Northern destination in Hawke's Bay. We have 30 acres of whenua, pasture, woodland, stream and even glow worms to enjoy, as well as our affordable, comfortable and award-winning accommodation (cabins, cottage & historic farmhouse). We are just over the road from the amazing Morere Hot Springs and scenic reserve, which is the last stand of virgin native forest on the East Coast. We are overlooked by Mt Momoukai and near to beautiful beaches, located roughly between Gisborne & Wairoa - so a great base to enjoy this wonderful part of Aotearoa. Come and enjoy a genuine whānau welcome and classic Kiwi country holiday experience here.

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