Maori Powhiri Welcome

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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30 to 50 minutes (Approx.)
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Overview

The pōwhiri, or welcome, is an important ritual in New Zealand’s Indigenous Māori culture, inviting visitors as they arrive on their whenua (land). Experience a full pōwhiri, including the wero (challenge) and mihi whakatau (welcome speech), first-hand with this unique cultural experience. Connect with local Māori traditions in a way that you simply can’t through guidebooks and museums; learn more about the local iwi (tribe) and their responsibilities as kaitiaki, or custodians of the land.
  • Be welcomed into Otago on the shores of the picturesque Lake Wanaka
  • Take an authentic Māori bone carving home with you to remember your pōwhiri
  • Don’t wait until the day after landing: choose a morning or afternoon pōwhiri
  • For the whole family: children aged 16 and under pay a discounted rate

Exclusions

  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Authentic Māori Bone Carving of your experience

Departure Point

The Wanaka Tree in the water, Wanaka
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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gavinricho
, Sep 2018

Very informative, helpful and Joe is a great guy. Such a great idea to do at the start of a NZ trip. Kids loved it too. Definitely worth doing!!


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Product code: 73623P1

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