New Zealand Maori Culture
The essential element of your Bay of Islands visit is the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, the Birthplace (Te Pitowhenua) of New Zealand. It was here on February 6th, 1840, that the Treaty of Waitangi was fi ...more »
- Location: Bay of Islands
- Type: Maori Culture
- Tel: +64 9 402 7437
The Maori culture is deep and varied, with traditional and contemporary arts taking a prominent position. The art of carving, weaving, tattoo, oratory and kapa haka (group performance) are practised across the land.
14% of New Zealand's population is represented by Maori. However, the Maori culture impacts all New Zealanders. Throughout New zealand there are many attractions to visit. From Maori village tours & live Maori shows to thermal attractions like Te Puia that offer personal Maori Guided Tours to observe traditional Maori skills up close.
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