Mataatua Maori Marae Experience

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Mataatua Maori Marae Experience

Your journey at Mataatua will Ignite the Soul within. An authentic experience with the opportunity for intimate engagement with the people of Ngati Awa. Watch world-class digital technology, HIKO; Legends Carved in Light.

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Mataatua The House That Came Home

Built in 1875, it traveled to Sydney, Melbourne, Victoria & Albert Museum and South Kensington Museum (London), Dunedin and Otago (South Island) before being rebuilt back in its place of origin, Whakatane, in 2011.

Your journey at Mataatua will Ignite the Soul Within as you discover the story of a house that has traveled through time. Mataatua is a living and breathing being and our authentic experience provides an opportunity for intimate engagement with the people of Ngati Awa. The only meeting house in New Zealand to integrate history, archeticture, and technology through the digital lightshow HIKO; Legends Carved in Light which won the 2011 GOLD Nga Aho Award winner from the New Zealand Designers Institute.

More recently Mataatua, The House That Came Home won the Small Business Award from Horizon Business Excellence Awards 2014.

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Mataatua Maori Marae Experience

105 Muriwai Drive

Whakatane

3158

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Seasonal hours - Summer 9 am - 4 pm (16 December-28 February). Winter pre bookings only.

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