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Ohinemutu, Rotorua

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Historic Site Tourist Spot
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 and other attractions in Rotorua, use our Rotorua tour planner.
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  • On walking around this area, I found it a very quiet, spiritual place. It is in a beautiful spot right on the lake's edge. The church and marae building are beautiful. This is a place of solace, and r...  more »
  • The local area/community around the Church is worth at least 30 minutes of your time. You'll see plenty of thermal activity from drains/people's gardens, Maori sculptures and a Maori meeting house.  more »
  • There's more to see in Rotorua than just the geothermal pools. Go down to the lake and you'll find this 'living Maori' village. It's possible to just walk around by yourself or book a guided walking t...  more »
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