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Matariki Hangi & Maori Cultural Performance

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Address: Lake End Tutanekai Street | next to Pizza Hut / owned by Novotel/Accor, Rotorua, New Zealand
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+64 7-346 3888

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Lovely cultural Show and steam cooked food

The show was entertaining and colourful. The traditional greetings, songs, costumes, instruments was a unique experience. The food was cooked using the heat of the rocks so the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 September 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The show was entertaining and colourful. The traditional greetings, songs, costumes, instruments was a unique experience. The food was cooked using the heat of the rocks so the steamed items were delicious. They also provided a lot of other dishes along with the hangi.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Family holiday, lovely experience, Geyser that reminder of Chile at Atacama, with the difference we saw the Geyser in Rotorua at night time, in Chile very early in the morning and very cold too. Lovely thermal waters, you can soak in as much as you pleased..for a price of course. Little bit expensive the area in general, hotels, attractions, food.,... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Our driver Ahora was terrific. We loved riding on her bus. The show was very informative and we enjoyed the dinner cooked underground in the traditional Maori way. One of the highlights of our trip.

Thank pelenaka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent interactive cultural show that will not disappoint. Great friendly staff and what a fantastic buffet. Great value for money.

1 Thank Natural797
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

This was the best cultural experience I've ever had! Traditional maori haka, war dances, songs, food. I'm in awe of the pride shown by all involved. An absolute must for any age!!

Thank Kendall O
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

What a wonderful place to go,taken by the Maori chief to be shown all sorts of Maori traditions including being shown and taking part in the Haka.A brilliant and ethereal show before a very good dinner,don't miss this if your staying near Rotorua.

2 Thank bigglesStrathaven
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

It was fun my husband Zdravko was the Chief of our group and he enjoyed himself, watching the dancing, singing and the haka were fun especially when men from the group were picked to do the haka.

Thank MBB1952
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

For $10 per person this 40 minute performance was informative and great to watch. Authentic. Interactive with a huka lesson. Highly recommend it for all ages.

Thank Sarah C
Brunssum, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

You meet at the center in Rotorua and are bus'd out to the Maori recreated village. The bus drivers explains the welcome ceremony. After going through the ceremony, the group enters the village proper and splits into smaller groups to visit the different presentations, where the members explain different aspects of the Maori culture and daily living chores. After circulating... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Had s great day staff where very informative very clean grounds found out some great facts about the culture. I highly recommend this

Thank koula32

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