We provide our visitors with a very personal and truly authentic cultural experience, by welcoming them into our family home with a full traditional powhiri or welcoming ceremony. We share the background behind the tikanga or reasons we do the things that we do. To conclude our powhiri, beverages and fresh homemade takakau bread is shared with locally made condiments of jams, chutneys and honey.
Our history is shared through our legends that take our visitors back to the beginning of time right through to today and where the Treaty of Waitangi stands.
Visitors are introduced to korari or NZ flax and given the background behind our ancestors most valuable natural resource and then they are invited to learn to make their own flax flower, which they get to take home with them.
Once this hands-on activity has finished, we invite our visitors to make their own hangi lunch using all locally sourced meats and vegetables we have in Northland.
Once the meals have been placed on our red hot ...
We provide our visitors with a very personal and truly authentic cultural experience, by welcoming them into our family home with a full traditional powhiri or welcoming ceremony. We share the background behind the tikanga or reasons we do the things that we do. To conclude our powhiri, beverages and fresh homemade takakau bread is shared with locally made condiments of jams, chutneys and honey.
Our history is shared through our legends that take our visitors back to the beginning of time right through to today and where the Treaty of Waitangi stands.
Visitors are introduced to korari or NZ flax and given the background behind our ancestors most valuable natural resource and then they are invited to learn to make their own flax flower, which they get to take home with them.
Once this hands-on activity has finished, we invite our visitors to make their own hangi lunch using all locally sourced meats and vegetables we have in Northland.
Once the meals have been placed on our red hot volcanic rocks, we venture out on the road sharing the culturally significant sights of our home, Whangarei. We visit Otuihau or Whangarei Falls, the Kauri trees of AH Reed park and Parihaka, our most sacred mountain of the area. We share the history of these places, why they are important to us and how we connect to them. Along the way, we teach our visitors an easy and fun Maori song that they can also take home with them.
We return back to our home and sit down to enjoy our hangi banquet before we go into a traditional farewell ceremony and visitors are returned to their pick up point.
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