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Tā moko studio opens at Te Puia

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 4:17 pm | Te Puia

Visitors to Te Puia | New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI), in Rotorua, will be able to take away a permanent reminder of their visit with a new tā moko studio opening today >. More >>

Facebook and Te Puia unveil new AR filter at Techweek

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 3:41 pm | Te Puia

Jaws have literally dropped during Techweek this week > as the world’s first Māori-themed augmented reality (AR) face filter goes live. More >>

Significant pou unveiled as Te Puia

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 6:49 pm | Te Puia

Significant pou unveiled as Te Puia l NZMACI site developments pass milestone Weighing more than 2300kg each and standing up to 7m tall, three significant pou whakairo (carved panels) have been installed at the entrance of the New Zealand Māori Arts ... More >>

Papakura joins the party

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 1:17 pm | Te Puia

A once-famous geyser in Te Whakarewarewa Valley, dormant since 1979, literally burst into life last week, erupting continuously for around 36 hours and shooting water up to four metres in the air. And while the geyser has been intermittent since, the ... More >>

Te Puia | NZMACI honour their legacies & point to the future

Monday, 7 September 2015, 1:02 pm | Te Puia

Te Puia and the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute (‘NZMACI’) have unveiled the organisation’s new brand marks – the culmination of more than three years work to define and articulate the two legacies (cultural development and tourism) ... More >>

New Zealanders invited to visit national treasure

Friday, 5 December 2014, 12:44 pm | Te Puia

Visitors watch on as their food is lifted from a ngāwhā (natural geothermal vent) as part of Te Puia’s Steambox experience More >>

First NZ tourism attraction to gain certification

Friday, 4 July 2014, 2:39 pm | Te Puia

Rotorua’s Te Puia became the first visitor attraction in New Zealand to have staff certified in rural skills today, with its Environment Team members presented with a National Certificate in General Skills Agriculture (Level 2) – Primary Sector ... More >>

Te Puia asks community to Roar for Katy Perry!

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 5:38 pm | Te Puia

Te Puia wants to make sure Rotorua is part of the itinerary for international American pop star Katy Perry later this year – but it needs the community’s help to bring the tourism and pop icons together. More >>

Te Puia|NZMACI introduces free WiFi

Tuesday, 7 January 2014, 11:33 am | Te Puia

Te Puia|NZMACI introduces free WiFi Connecting with loved ones and sharing unique experiences is now even easier for manuhiri (visitors) to Te Puia|New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI), with the launch of a new, free WiFi service on ... More >>

Te Puia Movies in the Pā event to celebrate and entertain

Thursday, 7 November 2013, 4:10 pm | Te Puia

A unique Māori film festival, Movies in the Pā, will mark the first in a series of public events for Te Puia|New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute’s (NZMACI) 50th anniversary celebrations. More >>

Te Puia | NZMACI go mobile

Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 4:21 pm | Te Puia

Te Puia|New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI) have just gone mobile with the introduction of an innovative smartphone application STQRY (pronounced “story”) at the visitor attraction. More >>

Te Puia features in latest NZ tourism Hobbit campaign

Wednesday, 28 August 2013, 3:28 pm | Te Puia

Iconic Rotorua visitor attraction, Te Puia, features in the latest Tourism New Zealand 100% Middle-earth, 100% Pure New Zealand campaign, with new 60 and 90 second commercials that include Te Puia’s geothermal, Māori culture and cuisine highlights. More >>

Aotearoa's largest carving takes shape at NZMACI

Monday, 17 December 2012, 9:47 am | Te Puia

Visitors to Rotorua’s New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI) at Te Puia this summer will have the opportunity to see history in the making – the creation of what will be New Zealand’s largest ever Māori carving – a mahau ... More >>

Commencement of new entranceway continues Te Puia developme

Thursday, 12 July 2012, 3:10 pm | Te Puia

The latest phase in the development of the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute, Te Puia, has commenced, with initial groundwork preparation underway for the construction of a new entranceway (waharoa) at the cultural centre’s main entrance. More >>

Carvings Make Journey Home

Thursday, 29 November 2007, 12:36 am | Te Puia

Students and tutors of Te Wananga Whakairo o Aotearoa at the New Zealand Maori Arts & Crafts Institute, (Te Puia), have for the past three months been engaged in carving a series of culturally significant pieces for the Wharekawa Marae, on the Firth of ... More >>

Weavers Honoured

Saturday, 2 June 2007, 4:20 pm | Te Puia

One hundred and fifty five weavers gathered today to celebrate their contribution to the new tourist facilities at Te Puia. More >>

Chief Executive Announcement

Thursday, 24 May 2007, 10:51 am | Te Puia

Robert Macfarlane Chairman of the Te Puia Board announced today the appointment of Te Taru White as the new Chief Executive of Te Puia. More >>

World Class Experience in Cultural Tourism Opened

Friday, 11 May 2007, 2:12 pm | Te Puia

Today Te Puia celebrated the opening of its most ambitious development project since it first opened to visitors 44 years ago. The new facilities, named Te Tawharau o Te Ao Turoa will treat visitors to a world class experience, through leading edge ... More >>

NZ$17.5m Self Funded Tourism Project On Time

Thursday, 23 November 2006, 5:12 pm | Te Puia

New Zealand’s leading cultural tourism experience, Te Puia is readying itself to showcase an enhanced visitor offering which will include a high-spec interactive experience using leading edge tourism technologies along with a spectacular new building ... More >>

What The Hawaiians Learned From Our Maori Cousins

Monday, 2 October 2006, 10:47 am | Te Puia

Rotorua, New Zealand – 29 September 2006. For many, the notion of talking to a tourism giant such as Hawaii about ‘how we do it’ may be akin to ‘telling your grandmother how to suck eggs’, but not so for Te Puia chief executive officer, ... More >>

 

 

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