Maketu

Maketu, New Zealand

Travel Blogs from Maketu

Maketu Travel Blogs (52)
Holes, Hobbits, Hongis, Hangis and Hakas, Maketu, New Zealand travel blog

Holes, Hobbits, Hongis, Hangis and Hakas

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... driving along the Bay of Plenty, through the kiwi fruit orchards of Te Puke (pronounced Te Pookie) to the small fishing village of Maketu where we were to spend the night experiencing some culture at a Maori home. We met our host, Uncle Boy, and were ...

Getting cultural, Maketu, New Zealand travel blog

Getting cultural

A travel blog entry by vicki

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... of his missions in life is to promote better integration and understanding between Europeans and Maoris. We arrived in the village of Maketu and went on a little drive around, being told about the history of the place (one of the original 7 canoes ...

A Cultural Experiment, Maketu, New Zealand travel blog

A Cultural Experiment

A travel blog entry by sam.bewitching

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... Once we were all back on the bus we made our way back across the Waikato to a place on the coast of the Bay of Plenty- Maketu. The reason Stray brought you to Maketu was so that you could have a cultural experience, you didn’t get a choice about it, ...

Day 205, Maketu, New Zealand travel blog

Day 205

A travel blog entry by jessievilla

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... that excitement has made us almost two hours late for our stop for the evening at ‘Uncle Boy’s.’ He lives at Maketu, and is descended from the original Polynesians who arrived there 800 years ago. Pretty cool. We get to stay on his ...