Ohinemutu, Rotorua

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Stop and relax where the seaplanes moor at Ohinemutu, a traditional Maori village on the shores of Lake Rotorua. As a living settlement, this destination offers visitors an authentic perspective on New Zealand's pre-European native peoples. St. Faith's church and the Tama-te-Kapua meeting house provide clear examples of Maori design, with their evocative and exquisite architecture and decorations, while guided walks offer a way to connect with the culture and the landscape. To visit Ohinemutu on your trip to Rotorua, use our Rotorua online vacation planner .
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  • We visited the Ohinemutu Village late afternoon and wished we had come earlier. A really lovely environment and full of Maori history. You can walk around for free, as we did. But I wish I had known p...  more »
  • Interesting up close exposure to geothermal living in city centre. Self-guided tour by following signs, donation recommended at church  more »
  • This is the origin of the city of rotorua and belongs to the Arawa tribe. There is a meeting house and a cemetery and also a war memorial. There are a number of houses in this area and you are able to...  more »
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