An immersive, unique cultural experience

Journey to the beautiful East Cape of New Zealand to our Marae in Te Araroa. As the gateway to Tairāwhiti and the people of Ngāti Porou, you are invited to connect with our culture and community here in our unique gathering place.

$250/person (minimum of 30 people)


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  • Be welcomed onto marae with traditional pohiri
  • Learn about Māori customs and traditions
  • Delicious evening meal with local delicacies
  • Engaging cultural songs and stories
  • Experience a marae stay in a traditional sleeping house
  • Variety of breakfast options
  • Beach or riverside excursion
  • Historical tour of beautiful township
  • Can cater for groups of up to 50
  • Open to all ages
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Plenty of free parking on-site

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