Meet the strong,
proud, hospitable people launching from an isolated warring Stone Age tribal society
into modern, computer age culture.
Activities begin with a traditional welcome
to establishing trust and friendship. Traditional music dance and food
ensure a popular
and highly recommended evening of entertainment.
Extend your cultural exchange with this traditional feast prepared in the
traditional manner, buried with hot rocks under the ground.
Understanding Maori Culture
aim is to help guests understand this special
stone age culture currently being lovingly preserved despite the
pressures from a powerful modern densely populated society.
Insights here help visitors to understand the forces and effects facing native
Museums provide excellent displays on the Stone Age technologies
used for hunting, farming, fighting, housing, transport, clothing and food.
See Canterbury Museum
Art & Buildings
north Island tourist centre we see the countries most complete
The Maori people travelled extensively on land, rivers and the oceans.
To day we marvel at their achievements coping with treacherous conditions.
They showed the new European settlers their land trails most of them
are now used for modern roads and walking tracks.
War preparation - Haka
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