Maori Tourism

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.

Poroporoaki: Johnny Edmonds

Tēnei te Pō! Tēnei te Pō!
Te Pō i pēpeke, i whakaahei ai, i whakangaro atu ai ki a Papatūānuku!
Kei te mātātoa o te tāpoitanga Māori, o te manaakitanga taketake – e moe!
Kua takoto koe i te hau o marangai.

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.

New Zealand Māori Tourism (NZMT) is supporting ten performing artists to attend a multi-sector trade mission to China.

Māori tourism and culture takes centre stage in China

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

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.


NZMT Hōngongoi 2019 Newsletter

Check out our latest newsletter here, which includes up dates on NZ Māori Tourism Board changes, new (and returning) staff members, events, information

Norbu Tenzing (left) and Dhamey Tenzing Norgay (right), photographed with a friend, will speak to iwi about their experiences in tourism, with a particular focus on mountain tourism

From one mountain to another, Everest to Hikurangi

The sons of Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, the famous mountaineer who led and accompanied Sir Edmund Hillary to the summit of Chomolungma (Mt. Everest), will meet with iwi to share and explore the opportunities and challenges that arise with tourism.

Tiaki Promise, Halal and Greening Superyachts

Halal hangi and green superyachts are taking an interest in Māori tourism, and what's all this about Tiaki Promise? Find out more by reading our latest newsletter. Click here.


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