Mitai Maori Village

Mitai Maori Village Evening Experience

Mitai Maori Village allows students to gain an authentic cultural experience, view the hangi meal as it is uplifted from the traditional earth oven, witness traditionally dressed warriors paddling an ancient waka. The cultural performance shares stories of the sacred land an how our people thrieved in the villages once located here. Students will be educated on ancient past times, talks on Ta Moko (tattoo), weaponry, art of warrior training, poi, haka etc. The guided bush walk relates to the traditional and contemporary medicinal uses of the bush, flora and fauna. Students will learn of these sacred grounds and will view the spiritual freshwater natural spring an glow worms.

Ancient World Daytime Guided Tour

1 ½ hour personalised guided tour (please note this offering does not include a cultural performance or hangi feast).

NCEA Levels

Students will be able to complete the assessment task on the sustainable use of the Rotorua environment by tourism.

A worksheet which allows the student to collect information and then complete the assessment task to gain four credits during the visit.

A detailed assessment schedule is also provided for teachers.

Investigate what are the most important attractions and activities for tourists in Rotorua.

This assessment task allows students to collect information on the urban pattern of Tourism during a visit to tourist attractions and activities in Rotorua.

Students will be able to collect information on how the cultural process of tourism development has shaped the Rotorua environment while on a visit to Rotorua. Teachers need to provide their own worksheets and activities for some providers. We supply you with a satellite image of the Rotorua Central Business District, a map of the Rotorua urban are to show tourist attractions & a map of the Rotorua CBD
REN Members who can provide talks to students on request are:
Rotorua Museum, Skyline Skyrides Rotorua, Kaitiaki Adventures, Te Puia, Agrodome, ZORB, Wai-O-Tapu & Katoa Lake Rotorua.