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Discover a place where first encounters flourish

Since the first encounters between European and Māori at Tolaga Bay, the welcoming spirit and manaakitanga (hospitality) of this region continues to grow. It is through the hosting of manuhiri (guests) and the sharing and exchanging of our stories that helps keep our rich cultural heritage alive.

Our Māori guided tours are cultural, historical and bespoke. By foot or by 4 x 4, our tours can be tailor made to your travel needs and interests.

Based at Tolaga Bay on the East Coast of the North Island, our stunning location and ease of access to historical sites of significance offers our visitors a truly unique and authentic experience.

We invite you to the experience the birthplace of New Zealand – on a journey from 18th century New Zealand to present day and learn about the events that forever shaped Aotearoa to the country we know today.

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Our Tours

  • One of the best tours we did in New Zealand! Such a personal experience, we feel to privileged to have learnt so much about Hana and her family.

    Kathrine - Arizona, United States

  • Our family had an incredible time. Hana is so welcoming, and we loved hearing all about the history of the area. Definitely a must do if you are travelling to Gisborne.

    Debbie - Sydney, Australia

  • Thank you, Hana! We loved every minute of our tour with you.

    Anon - United Kingdom


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