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He Tangata - Experience Maori Inc. Powhiri Ceremony, Haka Performance, Hakari Feast & Seafood

Lap up Maori culture with a tour of New Zealand's National Nga Hau e Wha Marae, Maori Performances including the Haka, and a New Zealand feast with premium seafood...


  • Embrace Maori culture with a fully guided tour of New Zealand's National Ngā Hau e Whā Marae
  • Be greeted onto the Marae with a traditional Powhiri welcoming ceremony
  • Discover and learn about Maori culture, traditions, history and stories
  • Watch amazing technology & light Maori Performances and the fierce Haka!
  • Feast on a banquet of New Zealand's most popular cuisine, a delicious Hangi and premium seafood platter
  • Enjoy an explosion of Kapa Haka while you enjoy your buffet meal

If you want to discover the real New Zealand with a complete Maori Cultural experience, He Tangata has been established to proudly showcase Maori history, traditions and stories at Nga Hau e Wha Marae, combined with the delicacy of kaimoana.

Start your journey delving into the Maori culture with a traditional Powhiri (traditional welcoming ceremony) as you assemble onto the grounds of New Zealand's only National Marae (traditional meeting place) and into the Wharenui where you will take a fascinating guided tour learning all about the history and stories of its great ancestors.

You will then be treated to amazing Maori Performances bought to life by light and technology, song/dance and showcasing the fierce Haka!

You'll be invited to dine in a Hakari (feast) made up of amazing New Zealand cuisine and beautiful Hangi while watching an explosive Kapa Haka Performance. Then tantalise your taste buds with an exquisite array of premium Kaimoana (seafood) which may include Crayfish, Paua, Kina, and Oysters!

Location: Nga Hau e Wha Marae is located at 250 Pages Rd, Wainoni, Christchurch.

Adult $229.00
Child $164.00


  • Allow approximately 3 hours duration for the whole experience


  • Please Note:Notification of cancellation is required 72 hours prior to arrival. If cancellation is made within 72 hours of the booking 100% of the total booking will be charged.
  • Please Note: Kaimoana Platter items may change based on availability. Child Age is 5 - 15 years.

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Marieke from Germany wrote on 30 July 2019

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Great experience!

I had a great Maori experience at Te Hangata! It is incredible to feel the energy and the passion of the performers and highly interesting to learn about this culture. The seafood platter is big, maybe consider booking one for two people. But don't hesitate in booking this experience, it's awesome!

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Pauline from France wrote on 06 January 2019

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Super moment!

Ça a vraiment été une découverte géniale, ils ont ouverts début décembre 2018 et mettent vraiment du cœur et de la passion dans ce qu'ils font, le Marae est magnifique, c'est le plus grand au monde et le seul national! L'équipe est aux petits soins et les chants et danses nous ont collés des frissons! La nourriture est vraiment excellente et en abondance!!! On n'a pas pu finir 😆 et les représentations continuent tout au long du dîner, on a même pu s'initier au Poï Sur scène avec eux!! Vraiment une expérience a ne pas rater si vous passez par Christchurch!!!

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