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Great dancers, also interactive show. Very nice introduction / overview of Maori culture. Allow your self a walk across Maori village and explore some of its interesting history. Also Kiwi Bird may be observed.
A visit to this Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, I learnt so much about Maori culture and custom. From the briefing and explanation by the guide, from one place to another about the making and crafting, great works of the people involved. They should be...More
It was an amazing experience to visit this Arts and Crafts Institute as I got to learn so much about their culture.
What I loved most was seeing their dances, their weaving and wood craft. WE also got to enjoy their traditional meal which is...More
We booked a tour that included a visit to the geothermal area (beautiful) a tour of the art school, diner and the show. Just like when you go to a luau in Hawaii, the dinner and show are over the top touristy. However, it is...More
Went to the Concert and Hangi dinner then the night time vehicle ride to see the geysers! What an awesome cultural experience. The concert was entertaining and interactive. The meal was devine. All the staff were friendly and interacted with u!
A wonderful experience to learn about the Maori culture and art. Like any other culture, understanding it brings out interest to learn more and also appreciate the art they pass on from generation to generartion
We came in the morning for the walking tour of Te Puia and returned for the Maori culture show and dinner package. The tour of the grounds, informative Maori background and history, and the modern teaching facilitles are all very well done. We also enjoyed...More
We were on a tour so getting back to the city wasn't a problem, I am sorry but can't therefore tell you about any public transport or taxi options although it is not a long coach ride it might be just a bit too far to walk.