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5 Activities To Experience Maori Culture In Rotorua, New Zealand

An enriching experience perfect for history buffs

So you’ve seen Disney’s Moana a few times; how much do you know about the Maori people and culture that inspired the movie? Known as the Maori heartland in New Zealand, Rotorua abounds with historical sites and traditional activities to immerse yourself in this rich indigenous culture.

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1. Spend an evening at Tamaki Maori Village

For an immersive cultural experience where you can interact with the Maori people themselves, you got to visit a Maori village. One of the most popular and award-winning destinations, Tamaki Maori Village organises authentic Evening Experiences, inviting you to participate in various traditions, from the powhiri welcome ceremony to the haka war dance to a delicious hangi dinner.

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