A-Kahu

155 Kawaha Point Road, Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand | Lodge
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Getting close with the Volcanic action

A travel blog entry by pamandwarren

40

... challenge area), our leader met the chief of the village and exchanged a peace offering (branch of a tree) and touched noses twice as a greeting. Then the warriors arrived, clad in native skirts with their faces painted with Maori designs, they showed their bravery by looking ugly - wide eyed with protruding tongue - and danced around with spears in hand. Then we were invited inside the village proper where various crafts and traditions ...

Cultural Experience in Rotorua

A travel blog entry by dianneswisher12

3
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... tribes joining them in battle against other tribes thus sealing a bond. Consequently English is the second language after Maori. Christianity was introduced by missionaries and the Maori people do believe in one God, the creator but they also have idols that they believe are guardians and they fear the god of the underworld. They preform rituals to keep evil away and don't do certain things that might upset the god of the underworld like going into ...

Wai-o-tapu and Waimangu

A travel blog entry by fernm

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Today I went on a combo tour around two of the thermal areas in Rotorua. Waiotapu is the touristy one and had cool bits like the famous Champagne pool (but which was hard to see much of because it was extra steamy that day!) and the devil's bath which was a bizarre colour like what you'd get if you mixed green and yellow highlighters together. It was ...

Switch to Rotorua

A travel blog entry by phil100652

3
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... other singing and dancing. It was actually very good. Once we'd all seen it done properly, Chris and some other women went on stage to learn how to do traditional Maori Pom-Pom waving. Not to be outdone, Phil and some other men then went on stage to learn how to do the Haka. I think there will be a few young children struggling to get to sleep tonight. After a hearty Maori meal, we were all then taken to sit on hot rocks, drinking hot chocolate ready to watch a geyser ...

New Zealand - Day 24 - Trees, Bees & Kiwis

A travel blog entry by rathouse

3
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... I have spent this evening with our hostess Christine, with a fish supper (Fush n Chups over here) and a glass of wine, whilst sitting on her veranda watching the stars come out. We found the Southern Cross...not visible in the Northern Hemisphere (in photo..follow the two lead stars up to the four of the cross in the centre) and also the two Magellanic Clouds which you can only see in the corner of your eye...Milky Way was lovely and mysterious as ...

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This lodge, located on 155 Kawaha Point Road, Rotorua, is near Skyline Skyrides, Rainbow Springs Nature Park and Kiwi Encounter, Mitai Maori Village, and Ohinemutu.
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