Our people are descendants of early Māori guides who helped to shape tourism in New Zealand. We bring all of this to life in our fascinating and varied blogs.
Learn more about what Whakarewarewa is all about when you explore the posts below.
October 31, 2019
When exploring Whakarewarewa Village, you will come upon numerous tekoteko – wooden Māori carvings of human like figures. Fascinating and full of symbolism and cultural history, read more about these works of art that will greet you in the most unexpected places at Whakarewarewa.Find out more >
September 30, 2019
It’s easy to see why Rotorua is known as the birthplace of tourism in New Zealand. From untouched valleys to New Zealand’s only living Māori village, Rotorua is home to a wealth of natural wonders and unique experiences that have attracted travellers from near and far for hundreds of years.Find out more >
August 30, 2019
For visitors discovering New Zealand, Māori traditions and customs are important to be aware of, understand and respect. A beautiful and integral part of New Zealand’s dual heritage, these traditions shed light to the depth and influence of Māori culture in today’s society.Find out more >
July 31, 2019
If we had to pick one place in New Zealand to win the Ms. Photogenic award, Rotorua would be it. From out of this world geothermal wonders to majestic forests, hidden gems and inner-city delights – it’s all here for the taking.Find out more >
June 30, 2019
Explore, wander and walk your way through some of the most beautiful sights Rotorua has to offer. Because, truth be told, there’s just something about being in the green that feels like happy families. Together, discover natural wonders and geothermal landscapes that transport you to a land that time forgot. Here are Rotorua’s best walking tracks for families to explore.Find out more >
May 31, 2019
Brimming with natural geothermal wonders and vibrant Māori culture, it’s no wonder that Rotorua is recognised as the birthplace of tourism in New Zealand. There are plenty of world-class experiences for you to enjoy here – affordably under $50 or free!Find out more >