Waimarama Maori Tours - A Day in the Life of a Maori Elder

A distinctive, private and personal tour with Robert Mac Donald - historian, writer and respected elder of his tribe. This very special tour gives you unfettered access to the world of Maori rarely seen by outsiders. A personal and relaxed encounter.


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Robert is knowledgeable and articulate and an interesting storyteller. With humour and grace, he will share his personal insights.

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Take a walk with him on the ancestral sacred lands of Hakikino where his people loved, fought and died over 700 years ago. Visit the native plant nursery where today the family strive to restore, conserve and protect remnant bush areas. Understand the unique challenges of combining all of this in a contemporary and viable farming business.

Visit with his family at their ancestral home and at their marae reservation.

Robert enjoys sharing a meal which you will enjoy together at a local restaurant. The tour is informal and relaxed and provides you with Robert's unique and personal point of view on being Maori.


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Physical address

Waimarama Maori Tours - A Day in the Life of a Maori Elder , P O Box 8065, Waimarama, Havelock North, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
sunrise to sunset
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $595.00

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