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The Haka Shop

#36 of 52 Tours in Taupo
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6 days ago
“a truly cultural experience”
10 Dec 2018
“Amazing experience”
Authentic Maori Culture, we're also mobile and can come to you! There are several cultural experiences in Aotearoa offering genuine Maori culture. What makes us special is our philosophy to interact & relate with you on a local level that you will...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
31 Watene Lane, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7 27 768 5616
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Despite rainy weather we were greeted by our host for a true Maori welcome, unearthing of the hangi, with explanations of the significance of each, followed by a wonderful meal. To cap off the evening, we were treated to a great show of Maori singing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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thehakashop, Owner at The Haka Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Kia ora thank you for your feedback, we appreciate your recommendation and the effort to be here in Taupo. We hope you have taken home many great memories and a deeper knowledge of our connections.

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

A very warm welcome,followed by delicious and authentic hangi food, followed by a professional show. Thoroughly reccomend it!

Date of experience: December 2018
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thehakashop, Manager at The Haka Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Kia ora Joslyn Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate hearing from you and your recommendation. Nga mihi The Haka Shop team.

Reviewed 21 November 2018

We where greeted by our host 'snow' and where invited into the world of the Maori. The experience offered by The Haka Shop helped us to take a look in the history of the Maori whiles connecting the past into modern day life. The host...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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thehakashop, Manager at The Haka Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2018

Kia ora Pim, We enjoyed hosting you and Martijn. Very happy that you were willing to come to join us at our training session with our students too. Thank you for your feedback much appreciated. Snow& Dinny

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The performances were beautiful and were ended with an intense Haka. In addition to the historical and cultural explanations during the performance, they were happy to answer additional questions about Maori culture. Very insightful!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

We were met bij Dinny, Snow and their family during our stay in Taupo. We were welcomed by the family with a traditional Maori welcome. And welcome was defintely how we felt! After the welcome they also performed a traditional song and the Haka. The...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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thehakashop, Manager at The Haka Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Tena koe Leonie We enjoyed having you both come visit and happy to entertain and share our Maori culture. Dinny is pleased you enjoyed the weaving experience and making your own kete (bag)

Reviewed 9 April 2017

The Haka Shop performed a 'Surprise Welcome' for the start of our bi-annual conference and rally held at the Wairakei Resort Hotel. A very professional taste of Maori culture, entertainment, history and harmonious performers. We enjoyed a welcome of a difference with a powerful and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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thehakashop, Owner at The Haka Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you very much it was our pleasure. We always look forward to meeting, greeting and entertaining our guests and connecting with them, thats very important for us.

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Authentic, fearsome, informative and beautiful. Very talented performers and excellent hospitality. Would definitely go again and recommend to others!More

Date of experience: March 2017
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thehakashop, Manager at The Haka Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Tena koe, thank you very much, we value your feedback and very pleased you enjoyed what we have to offer. We take pride in presenting culture in a way that connects with you the audience. We thrive on your appreciation, this makes us perform from...More

Reviewed 31 January 2017

I learnt about the rock carvings in Mine bay, on lake Taupo. I experienced the Maori cultural performance, which involved, the Haka, Poi and singing which was very enjoyable. Snow the host, was very entertaining and the performers were very friendly and smilie. I liked...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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