Tamaki Maori Village, Rotorua

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Discover Maori culture at Tamaki Maori Village, offering an interactive experience designed to both entertain and educate foreign visitors. Nestled in a forest on the outskirts of Rotorua, this award-winning attraction allows you to learn about a native culture in existence long before the arrival of the Europeans. The immersive experience takes you on a journey through the major events in Maori history, revealing details about the native peoples' arts, traditions, and religious customs. Once the powerful song, dance, and storytelling performances conclude, you can take part in the traditional hangi meal, consisting of meat and vegetables steam-cooked on hot stones. To visit Tamaki Maori Village on your holiday in Rotorua, and find out what else Rotorua has to offer, use our Rotorua vacation route planner.
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  • Anyone visiting New Zealand and wanting to get the 'hands-on' feel about what Maori culture and their tribal ways are all about, should seriously consider booking a Hangi buffet dinner at the Tamaki M...  more »
  • superb show nicely organised, best part is that they make u participate in some rituals which is fascinating. 
  • A fantastic way to understand about the Maori culture and language. The staff were very friendly apart from at the warrior to chief welcome but that was awesome and all part of the act. The food was p...  more »