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Poihakena tours: stories of Maori in Sydney

Sydney, New South Wales

Poihākena tours: stories of Māori in Sydney is based in The Rocks where Māori have lived, loved, visited, traded and worked for over 225 years. It is the only Māori tour in Australia, where one in five Māori now live. Poihākena tours are led by Māori Guides, passionate and knowledgeable about Māori Culture and history.

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Sydney, New South Wales
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Stop At: The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

The tour begins in Campbells Cove, at the harbour edge with a welcome in Māori language, (translated for visitors), and stories of early Māori visitors to Sydney since 1793. The tour meanders through The Rocks including cobblestoned laneways.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Rocks Discovery Museum, Kendall Lane The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

After visiting a timeline and other sites in The Rocks, the tours visits The Rocks Discovery Museum. At the Museum visitors will see a Māori greenstone treasured object that was revealed on a dig site in The Rocks, and get ‘hands on’ with other Māori cultural treasures.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre, 110 Cumberland St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

Visit the archeological dig site where Māori cultural treasures have been revealed. See the actual locations they were found, the foundations of The Whalers Arms Hotel (a popular haunt of Māori whalers, sailors and traders) and walk down Māori Lane. The tour finishes with waiata (Māori song).

Duration: 30 minutes

Location

Sydney, New South Wales

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