Ohinemutu

Ohinemutu was the first settlement in the region established by the Ngati Whakaue people. Originally used as an entry hub for visitors and food headed to the neighboring villages, Ohinemutu is now a suburb of Rotorua city, but it is still a perfect example of how Western and Maori cultures integrated. Visit the Te Papaiouru Marae and St Faith’s Church, and you'll see how the two peoples collaborate, as Maori carvings and woven panels complement the Tudor-style architecture.

Ohinemutu's preservation of Ngati Whakaue is not to be missed. St. Faith's church is well known for a window etching of Jesus wearing a Maori cloak - it faces the lake, giving you the impression that Jesus is walking on water. The century-old church's rich decorations are a must-see.

Practical Info

Packaged cruise tours often make a stop at Ohinemutu along with visits to the nearby redwoods and geothermal sites. As much of the activities in and around Rotorua involve hiking and the outdoors, the same goes for Ohinemutu, but its focal points are the Marae (meeting place) and Church.

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Endereço: 3007, Nova Zelândia
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Tour de 1,5 horas em Rotorua Highlights

Situada a sudeste de Auckland, Rotorua é uma terra de piscinas geotérmicas, gêiseres fumegantes e a antiga história maori. Com este passeio, explore Rotorua e aproveite as principais atrações com facilidade. Entre em seu veículo e vá para locais de interesse, como o Government Gardens, o Kuirau Park, o Ohinemutu, o Polynesian Spa e a Redwoods Forest. Pare no caminho para capturar os locais na câmera e ouça seu guia esclarecer as atividades geotérmicas e as tradições maori da região.
  • Duração: 1 hora 30 minutos
  • Disponível em: Inglês
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  • Duração: 1 hora 30 minutos
  • Disponível em: Inglês
A partir de
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