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Mataatua: The House That Came Home

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Mataatua: The House That Came Home

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Mataatua, Te Manuka Tutahi, 105 Muriwai Drive, Whakatane 3120 New Zealand
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Auckland to Waitomo, Taupo & Bay of Plenty 5-Day Private Tour
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Auckland to Waitomo, Taupo & Bay of Plenty 5-Day Private Tour

See stunning scenery and some of the best natural sights New Zealand has to offer. Experience an extraordinary adventure while marvelling at a cave full of glowworms and experience New Zealand’s living Maori culture. Feel the power of the volcanic & geothermal forces of nature as well as amazing beaches in the Taupo and Bay of Plenty regions of New Zealand’s North Island.
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mandr268 wrote a review Feb 2013
Westport, Ireland908 contributions305 helpful votes
my wife and i found the story about the house very moving, the video is great, the house is spectacular, our only disappointment was that we could not book a Hangi meal as we were only in the area for a day. the staff were very helpful
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Date of experience: December 2012
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Coby H wrote a review Feb 2013
Whakatane, New Zealand17 contributions6 helpful votes
This is a very great show. I brought 2 overseas visitors to your show, they were very impressed with all you had to offer. The lightshow was fantastic, so was the welcoming ceremony. We were offered tea or juice with biscuits and chippies after. I recommend this show to everyone.
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Date of experience: February 2013
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Greg K wrote a review Jan 2013
New Zealand123 contributions45 helpful votes
This meeting house has been on the move for some 130 years and has only recently been returned to its proper place and its proper people. The tour starts with a video outlining the travels of the house. You then are taken through some history of the people before a traditional
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Date of experience: January 2013
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Andrea B wrote a review Oct 2012
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand15 contributions6 helpful votes
First hand involvement with a maori powhiri including a hongi and a challenge by a member of the local tribe. Laser light show was very well done and we learnt alot about the wharenui. Great to look around after the show and ask the staff questions. Kawakawa tea was delightful !
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Date of experience: October 2012
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WendyG84 wrote a review Jul 2012
New Zealand394 contributions61 helpful votes
This has just recently opened .We were very impressed with the tour. You are welcomed onto the marae,then see the light show which tells the story of the beginnings of the local area.Afterwards you participate in local tea & bread.
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Date of experience: April 2012
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