5 Reasons to Experience our Hikoi

  1. You will meet Auckland's host tribe Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and experience an authentic Māori cultural experience at Maungawhau (Mt Eden) or Takaparawhau (Bastion Point).
  2. You will learn about Māori customs and protocols (Tikanga), why we introduce ourselves with our own personal story (Pepeha) and say a prayer (Karakia).
  3. You will learn about Māori myths, our Māori Gods and why places got their names like Rangitoto, Maungawhau and Waitemata.
  4. You will see the best views of Auckland, its name in Māori is Tāmaki Makaurau which means "the land desitred by many".
  5. You will leave as family (whanau) once you have competed your journey (hikoi).

Posted by Tui-Kay Cole on November 19, 2019