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“maori culture”(4 reviews)
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Opposite the Visitor Centre, Kerikeri, New Zealand
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+64 9-402 7345
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

For a $10 entrance fee, the Volunteers are super friendly. The place could use some love, but there is still so much history here. Great introduction into Maori culture and just a cool place to check out. I spend about an hour there just looking...More

2  Thank c0nb0t
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

I took two clients on request to the village, it's unkempt, untidy and not well managed, watch the entrance steps. Apart from that the Maori display at the entrance is interesting, weapons, history, clothing items. You are provided with a guide sheet to explain buildings...More

Thank getdihere
Reviewed 27 October 2017

The house are really run down, in the botanical garden many plants are missing, only the signs remain, the entrance is cheap, but hardly worth going inside. There was some work going on, maybe renovation is on its way, but for now, have a walk...More

Thank Robert Jan V
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Prices were around 10 dollars each which we thought was reasonable for a reconstructed village tour. However it turns out to be a lot of overgrown paths and a few straw huts which are falling apart. Definitely not worth the money, think it took about...More

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I take overseas visitors here and generally they find the site interesting. You a guide to understand the buildings. The museum part that the entrance is great. Plus the medical plants section but again need a guide.

Thank getdihere
Reviewed 11 April 2017

we walked around and it was pleasant enough and interesting but some of the outside attractions were looking a bit shabby and needed a bit of freshening up. It was quite dear for what it was and interesting from a botanical perspective however once would...More

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 5 April 2017

A great place to stop for a bit of culture. An insight into Mauri culture and a historical lesson. Allow 30 minutes as it is small and for anyone unsteady on their feet be careful as it's a little uneven.

1  Thank HVB2689
Reviewed 31 March 2017

First thing was no disabled access. I was told by a local how to get there the back way - passing a gate that said "disabled entrance" and was padlocked shut. So, had to manage more steps than I wanted to. The woman at the...More

Thank dbleeds
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Good to spend one hour there to get a feeling for an original village.Quiet small and friendly staff.

Thank DiCo2511
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Promised so much, delivered so little. If I was a New Zealander I would be embarrassed. The village needs to be repaired, the native plants need some love and attention. It is unfortunate as the location and surrounding historical buildings and Pa are quite good.

Thank Colin582
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