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Cultural Tourism is all about enjoying the real New Zealand. Personal experiences with small operators who love what they are doing and have built their business around sharing it.

Adventure Activities

 

Pakiri Beach Horse Rides

Ph +64 9 422 6275
 pakirihorse@xtra.co.nz

Pakiri Beach, RD2 Wellsford

Sharley Haddon


R. Tucker Thompson

Ph +64 9 402 8430
Fax +64 9 402 8431
info@tucker.co.nz

Share a tall ship sailing adventure and step back in time to the romance of bygone years, with the tall ship "R.  Tucker Thompson".

PO Box 42, Opua, 0290 Northland
Opua Wharf, Beechy Street

Jane Hindle - Executive Trustee
Russell Harris - Chairman


Tui Inn Adventures & Accommodation

Ph +64 9 409 3883
 tuiinn@xtra.co.nz

Unique adventure holidays… Horse Treks, Hunting, Fishing and Diving trips. Backpackers budget accommodation in a peaceful native bush setting. Experience the holiday of a lifetime.

Puhata Road, Herekino, Hokianga

Grant Davan


Wildcat Charters & Ahipara Adventure Centre

Ph: 09 409 2055 
info@ahiparaadventures.co.nz 

15 Takahi Street, Ahipara, Far North, Northland

Andrew and Robyn Morragh  0274 471 138

Canoeing / Kayaking

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Te Houtaewa 90 Mile Beach Challenge

Ph/fax +64 9 408 6060
 TeHoutaewa@xtra.co.nz

Annual beach run along 90 Mile Beach in Far North New Zealand, to honour the Maori legend of the great athlete Te Houtaewa.

Frances Piacun or Paul Burren 09 408 074

Dolphin / Whale Watching

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Clypso Fishing Charters

Ph +64 9 406 0914
 Fax +64 9 406 0912
 clypsofishing@actrix.co.nz

Mangonui

George & Rose Wallbank Mob 025 272-7345


Explore NZ

Ph: +64 9 402 5207
 Fax: +64 9 402 5207
 info@explorenz.co.nz 

Providing once in a lifetime sailing opportunities in the Bay of Islands and Auckland. Also dolphin watching in the Bay of Islands.

PO Box 400, Paihia
Cnr Marsden and Williams Rd, Paihia, Bay of Islands

Far North Outback Adventures

Ph +64 9 408 0927
 Fax +64 9 408 0927
 outbackadventure@actrix.co.nz

Personalised 4x4 tours for the discerning traveller, small groups. Experience the real Far North, Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach, exciting tours with a difference.

Kaitaia, Far North

Phil Cross, Owner/Operator


Footprints - Waipoua

Ph  +64 9 405 8207
Fax +64 9 405 8207
info@footprintswaipoua.com

Experience New Zealand's largest kauri forest - Waipoua, with a guided walk and introduction to the spiritual, cultural and physical importance of this environment.

S.H.12, C/O Copthorne Hotel & Resort,  Hokianga

Koro Carman Mobile 027 472 2825


Logan Forrest Eco Tours

Ph/Fax +64 9 439 4305
 james_@extra.co.nz

Pouto, Te Kopuru RD1, Kauri Coast

Logan Forrest


Wairere Boulders

Meander through world unique basalt formation, over stairs, bridges, ramps and through caves, leading over under and around huge boulders.

McDonnell Road, Horeke, Hokianga Harbour

Ph/Fax +64 9 401 9935
 admin@wairereboulders.co.nz

Rita & Felix Schaad

Clypso Fishing Charters

Ph +64 9 406 0914
 Fax +64 9 406 0912
 clypsofishing@actrix.co.nz

Mangonui

George & Rose Wallbank Mob 025 272-7345


Explore NZ

Ph: +64 9 402 5207
 Fax: +64 9 402 5207
 info@explorenz.co.nz 

Providing once in a lifetime sailing opportunities in the Bay of Islands and Auckland. Also dolphin watching in the Bay of Islands.

PO Box 400, Paihia
Cnr Marsden and Williams Rd, Paihia, Bay of Islands


Hokianga Express

 Ph +64 9 405 8872
 Fax +64 9 405 8863
 hkexpress@xtra.co.nz

Kokohuia Rd, Omapere 0451, Hokianga

Pete Clark


Kupe Waka Centre

Ph/Fax +64 9 408 7320
 te.aurere@xtra.co.nz

Gina Harding


R. Tucker Thompson

Ph +64 9 402 8430
Fax +64 9 402 8431
info@tucker.co.nz

Share a tall ship sailing adventure and step back in time to the romance of bygone years, with the tall ship "R.  Tucker Thompson".

PO Box 42, Opua, 0290 Northland
Opua Wharf, Beechy Street

Jane Hindle - Executive Trustee
Russell Harris - Chairman


Wildcat Charters & Ahipara Adventure Centre

Ph: 09 409 2055 
info@ahiparaadventures.co.nz 

15 Takahi Street, Ahipara, Far North, Northland

Andrew and Robyn Morragh  0274 471 138

Guided Tours

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Ahipara Ltd

Ph +64 9 446 6025
 Fax +64 9 446 0137
 info@ahipara.com

New Zealand wide luxury tourism and events operator with roots firmly in Northland and strong Maori credentials. Blending quality offbeat and cultural tourism with luxury transport and accommodation.

159 Victoria Rd, Devonport

Jean-Michel Jefferson Mob 021 636 898


Culture North

Ph +64 9 401 9301
 culturenth@xtra.co.nz

Night show re-enacting the story of New Zealand on location at Waitangi. Combines theatre and Maori culture. Many performers are descendants of chiefs who signed the treaty in 1840.

Waihou Valley Rd, Okaihau RD2 Bay of Islands

Kena Alexander


Far North Outback Adventures

Ph +64 9 408 0927
 Fax +64 9 408 0927
 outbackadventure@actrix.co.nz

Personalised 4x4 tours for the discerning traveller, small groups. Experience the real Far North, Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach, exciting tours with a difference.

Kaitaia, Far North

Phil Cross, Owner/Operator


Footprints - Waipoua

Ph  +64 9 405 8207
Fax +64 9 405 8207
info@footprintswaipoua.com

Experience New Zealand's largest kauri forest - Waipoua, with a guided walk and introduction to the spiritual, cultural and physical importance of this environment.

S.H.12, C/O Copthorne Hotel & Resort,  Hokianga

Koro Carman Mobile 027 472 2825


Harrisons Cape Runner

Freephone 0800 227 373
 Ph +64 9 408 1033
 Fax +64 9 408 3003
 capetours@xtra.co.nz

Cape Reinga via 90 Mile Beach and more - Fun filled comprehensive day tour departing Kaitaia daily. Experienced local tour guides and comfortable air conditioned coaches.

123 North Rd, Kaitaia, Far North

Cheryl & Murray Harrison


Logan Forrest Eco Tours

Ph/Fax +64 9 439 4305
 james_@extra.co.nz

Pouto, Te Kopuru RD1, Kauri Coast

Logan Forrest


Pack or Paddle

Ph/Fax +64 9 409 8445
packorpaddle@paradise.net.nz

Fantastic guided tours *4WD Ninety Mile Beach * sandboarding * kayaking * fishing * sunset at Cape Reinga * we cook your catch & much more.

Thoms Landing, Kaitaia RD 4, Far North

Martin Benson


Pakiri Beach Horse Rides

Ph +64 9 422 6275
 pakirihorse@xtra.co.nz

Pakiri Beach, RD2 Wellsford

Sharley Haddon


Paradise Connexion
Customised Tours

Ph/Fax +64 9 406 0460
 paradiseconnexion@xtra.co.nz

Mangonui, Far North

Gordon & Bev Williams


Potiki Adventures Limited

Ph +64 9-845 5932
 info@potikiadventures.com

We run trips that initiate our clients into the beauty and significance of Maori culture on the whenua (land) where the links and connections are tangible.

P O Box 68 038, Newton, Auckland
Lvl.1, 509 New North Road, Kingsland, Auckland

Melissa Crockett, Director. Bianca Ranson  Mobile: 021 422 773


Taylor Made Tours
Beach Tours

Ph +64 9 439 1576
 aeltaylor@xtra.co.nz

Coles Road, RD 1, Te Kopuru, Dargaville, Kauri Coast

Anthony & Colleen Taylor Mob 025 361 543


Tui Inn Adventures & Accommodation

Ph +64 9 409 3883
 tuiinn@xtra.co.nz

Unique adventure holidays… Horse Treks, Hunting, Fishing and Diving trips. Backpackers budget accommodation in a peaceful native bush setting. Experience the holiday of a lifetime.

Puhata Road, Herekino, Hokianga

Grant Davan


Turf 2 Surf

Ph +64 9 409 7511
 turf2surf@xtra.co.nz

Cape Reinga, Taputupotu, Te Paki, Ninety Mile Beach

Shenstone Farm, Kaitaia, Far North

Anne-Marie Nilssen


Whakarewarewa

Freephone 0800 924426
 Ph/Fax 64 7 349 3463
 info@whakarewarewa.com

Whakarewarewa Village, Rotorua

Jarmie Piripi, Managing Director Mob 025 451 559

Kerikeri Mission Station

Ph +64 9 407-9236
Fax +64 9 407-9246
kkmission@historic.org.nz

New Zealand's two oldest buildings. The Mission House 1822, sole survivor of the murderous musket wars. The Stone Store, 1836 - authentic displays and trade goods.

246 Kerikeri Road , Kerikeri, Bay of Islands


New Zealand Historic Places Trust

Ph +64 9 407 4443
 Fax +64 9 407 3454
 spark@historic.org.nz

Northland Area Office
PO Box 836, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands

Stuart Park


Pete's Pioneer & Transport Museum

Ph +64 9 407 7618
admin@petesmuseum.co.nz



460 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands

Pete O’Dell


Pompallier

Ph +64 9 403 9015
 Fax +64 9 403 8588
 pompallier@historic.org.nz

Pompallier, a uniquely French Provincial building, is the sole survivor of the Roman Catholic mission headquarters to the Western Pacific. Here missionaries printed some of the first books in Maori.

The Strand, Russell, Bay of Islands

Kate Martin


R. Tucker Thompson

Ph +64 9 402 8430
Fax +64 9 402 8431
info@tucker.co.nz

Share a tall ship sailing adventure and step back in time to the romance of bygone years, with the tall ship "R.  Tucker Thompson".

PO Box 42, Opua, 0290 Northland
Opua Wharf, Beechy Street

Jane Hindle - Executive Trustee
Russell Harris - Chairman


Russell Museum

Ph/Fax +64 9 403 7701
 rslmuseum@xtra.co.nz

Displays include Maori taonga, model of Cooks Endeavour, whaling and gamefishing artefacts and a video of our history.  Northland books feature in our souvenir shop.

2 York Street, Russell, Bay of Islands

Dianne Davey, Secretary


Waipu Heritage Centre

Ph/Fax +64 9 432 0746
 info@waipumuseum.com

Waipu Township, Waipu

Rick Stolwerk, Manager Mob 025 816 996


Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Ph +64 9 402 7437
 Fax +64 9 402 8303
 enterprise@waitangi.net.nz

Experience the magnificent Waitangi Treaty Grounds, featuring the historic Treaty House, where, in 1840, Maori and the British Crown signed NZ's most significant document, the Treaty of Waitangi.

Tau Henare Drive, Waitangi, Bay of Islands

CEO Jeanette Richardson -  Vice-CEO Andy Larsen

Maori Heritage

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Footprints - Waipoua

Ph  +64 9 405 8207
Fax +64 9 405 8207
info@footprintswaipoua.com

Experience New Zealand's largest kauri forest - Waipoua, with a guided walk and introduction to the spiritual, cultural and physical importance of this environment.

S.H.12, C/O Copthorne Hotel & Resort,  Hokianga

Koro Carman Mobile 027 472 2825


Kupe Waka Centre

Ph/Fax +64 9 408 7320
 te.aurere@xtra.co.nz

Gina Harding


Potiki Adventures Limited

Ph +64 9-845 5932
 info@potikiadventures.com

We run trips that initiate our clients into the beauty and significance of Maori culture on the whenua (land) where the links and connections are tangible.

P O Box 68 038, Newton, Auckland
Lvl.1, 509 New North Road, Kingsland, Auckland

Melissa Crockett, Director. Bianca Ranson  Mobile: 021 422 773


Russell Museum

Ph/Fax +64 9 403 7701
 rslmuseum@xtra.co.nz

Displays include Maori taonga, model of Cooks Endeavour, whaling and gamefishing artefacts and a video of our history.  Northland books feature in our souvenir shop.

2 York Street, Russell, Bay of Islands

Dianne Davey, Secretary


Te Houtaewa 90 Mile Beach Challenge

Ph/fax +64 9 408 6060
 TeHoutaewa@xtra.co.nz

Annual beach run along 90 Mile Beach in Far North New Zealand, to honour the Maori legend of the great athlete Te Houtaewa.

Frances Piacun or Paul Burren 09 408 074


Te Puna I Keteriki

Ph +64 9 404 0812
 Fax +64 9 404 1299
 heiwi@igrin.co.nz

A contemporary Maori experience. We are a collective of Maori businesses - come and experience the uniqueness of the place…the arts…the food…the people!

67-69 Main Road State Highway 1, Moerewa

Debbie Davis & Suz Te Tai
Coordinator Mob 021 494 129


Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Ph +64 9 402 7437
 Fax +64 9 402 8303
 enterprise@waitangi.net.nz

Experience the magnificent Waitangi Treaty Grounds, featuring the historic Treaty House, where, in 1840, Maori and the British Crown signed NZ's most significant document, the Treaty of Waitangi.

Tau Henare Drive, Waitangi, Bay of Islands

CEO Jeanette Richardson  & Vice-CEO Andy Larsen


Whakarewarewa

Freephone 0800 924426
 Ph/Fax +64 7 349 3463
 info@whakarewarewa.com

Authentic living Maori village situated within the Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley, Rotorua. Guided Tours, Pohutu Geyser views, boiling pools of mud/water, Hangi meals, Cultural performances.

Whakarewarewa Village, Rotorua

Jarmie Piripi, Managing Director
Mob 025 451 559

Maori Performances

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Culture North

Ph +64 9 401 9301
 culturenth@xtra.co.nz

Night show re-enacting the story of New Zealand on location at Waitangi. Combines theatre and Maori culture. Many performers are descendants of chiefs who signed the treaty in 1840.

Waihou Valley Rd, Okaihau RD2 Bay of Islands

Kena Alexander


Scenic Flights

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Heliops
Helicopter Sightseeing & Fishing Flights

Ph +64 9 407 3488
Freephone 0800 HELIOPS

heliops@heliops.co.nz

PO Box 297, Kerikeri
1223 State Highway 10, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands

Croyden & Dianne Thompson Mob 025 727-145

Volcanic / Geothermal

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Whakarewarewa

FreePhone 0800 924426
 Ph/Fax +64 7 349 3463
 info@whakarewarewa.com

Authentic living Maori village situated within the Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley, Rotorua. Guided Tours, Pohutu Geyser views, boiling pools of mud/water, Hangi meals, Cultural performances.

Whakarewarewa Village, Rotorua

Jarmie Piripi, Managing Director
Mob 025 451 559

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Tai Tokerau Maori and Cultural Tourism Assoc, New Zealand

"Our families will host the world"
Tai Tokerau Maori and Cultural Tourism Association
Postal: 103 Cookson Road R D 2 · Kawakawa · Bay of Islands · Northland · New Zealand
Email info@taitokerau.co.nz
 

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