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Ohinemutu Tours

Ohinemutu was the first settlement in the region established by the Ngati Whakaue people. Originally used as an entry hub for visitors and food headed to the neighboring villages, Ohinemutu is now a suburb of Rotorua city, but it is still a perfect example of how Western and Maori cultures integrated. Visit the Te Papaiouru Marae and St Faith’s Church, and you'll see how the two peoples collaborate, as Maori carvings and woven panels complement the Tudor-style architecture.

Ohinemutu's preservation of Ngati Whakaue is not to be missed. St. Faith's church is well known for a window etching of Jesus wearing a Maori cloak - it faces the lake, giving you the impression that Jesus is walking on water. The century-old church's rich decorations are a must-see.

Practical Info

Packaged cruise tours often make a stop at Ohinemutu along with visits to the nearby redwoods and geothermal sites. As much of the activities in and around Rotorua involve hiking and the outdoors, the same goes for Ohinemutu, but its focal points are the Marae (meeting place) and Church.

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Mitere Mitai Combo Experience with Hangi Feast and Cultural Performance, Rotorua, null
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Mitere Mitai Combo Experience with Hangi Feast and Cultural Performance

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

A comprehensive personalised 1 hour encounter through Ohinemutu Village – educated in protocols and history while absorbing the landmarks of this region.  View ...  Read more

Location: Rotorua, New Zealand
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $94.39
1.5-Hour Rotorua Highlights Tour, Rotorua, Cultural Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

1.5-Hour Rotorua Highlights Tour

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

This tour will take you to all the main highlights that Rotorua has to offer. There will be plenty of stops to take memorable Snapshots along the way.  The ...  Read more

Location: Rotorua, New Zealand
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $33.28

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