Maori Culture

Ancient Iconic Kauri Trees – Waipoua Forest

There is a very good reason why the Kauri Coast is called ‘ancient’ – it is home to trees which have been living for 2-3,000 years which unbelievably dates back to bronze age man! These … Read more

Dargaville Museum

With magnificent views over Dargaville and the historic Northern Wairoa River, this Museum tells the stories of the Kauri Coast through outstanding displays that will interest the whole family. … Read more

Footprints Waipoua

The spiritual environment of the Waipoua Forest provides a natural stage for an unforgettable encounter with some of the largest remaining kauri trees in the world. … Read more

Plant a Kauri Tree in the realm of Tane Mahuta

Leave a legacy to your future generations by planting a young Kauri Ricker tree in Waipoua Forest – the GPS co-ordinates will be recorded so it can always be found … Read more

Te Roroa Maori Cultural Experience

Enjoy a Maori cultural experience learning games, songs, flax weaving, haka, legends & stories – suitable for all ages … Read more

The Hokianga Bonecarver

Jim Taranaki is a Maori artisan living his dream who welcomes you to his home overlooking the breathtaking Hokianga Harbour to learn the Maori craft of bone carving and create your own special piece … Read more

The Kauri Museum

The Award Winning Kauri Museum at Matakohe is one of New Zealands foremost theme museums, located just 90 minutes north of Auckland on the Kauri Coast and en-route to the ancient Kauri trees of the … Read more