Winners of both the Māori Tourism Award and Resilience & Innovation Award at the New Zealand Tourism Awards 2023.

  • Pā sit at the epicentre of our communities. They were places of physical refuge in times of war, and they remain sanctuaries for our mind and spirit.
  • Pā are where we meet to discuss critical issues, where we celebrate occasions of significance and where we strengthen our own understanding of who we are.
  • Te Pā Tū presents culture and kai (cuisine) events – sharing Māori history, traditions, and future aspirations across four hours of celebration and feasting.
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Complimentary return coach transfers are available from central Rotorua.

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Ahi Tuku (fire ceremony) welcome.

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Kai horotai (seasonal canapes), steaming kawakawa tī (tea) and boil up broth.

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Fireside wānanga - conversation, history, games, instruments, and traditions.

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A Matariki inspired four-course Māori fusion feast, including hāngī.

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A complimentary aperitif.

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Kapahaka performance shared across dinner service.

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Kōrero (conversation) over dinner with your hosts.

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Poroporoaki (farewell ceremony).

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