Maori Cultural Experience | Motuti Marae


Enjoy an authentic Maori cultural experience at the Motuti Marae, nestled in the beautiful Hokianga Harbour – book for your cultural experience today.

Before you plan your next holiday, check out the Motuti Marae in the beautiful Hokianga Harbour, for a Maori cultural experience you’ll always remember. Motuti Marae, Hokianga, Northland

Book your marae stay in the beautiful, historic Hokianga Harbour and experience the real New Zealand – Maori culture as it is today.

Learn the history of the area from the beautiful carvings and tukutuku (tapestry) panels and rafters in the Whare Hui (meeting house). Experience weaving, making poi, Maori stick games and so much more. Motuti Marae offers a New Zealand Maori cultural experience with something for everyone.

As part of your New Zealand cultural experience make a pilgrimage to visit Hata Maria Church Motuti where the remains of Bishop Jean Baptiste Pompallier the first Bishop of Auckland, are interred beneath the altar.

From the traditional Powhiri – formal Maori welcome to the home grown kai – food – and modules in traditional Maori weaving, Maori art and wood carving, this Maori cultural experience has it all.


New Zealand Maori Cultural Experience
Experience a Maori cultural experience with a difference at Motuti on the picturesque Hokianga Harbour in Northland, New Zealand.
The people of Motuti Marae share their culture with visitors through a marae visit or stay. Experience firsthand the unique history and culture of the marae with a traditional Maori welcome.
Marae Stays
The marae stay gives you a unique experience of Maori culture and traditions. Stay on the marae with local Maori and experience the food, traditions and warm hospitality of a marae.
Be greeted on to the marae with a powhiri - formal Maori welcome and experience this special community, culture and tradition.


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