Ohinemutu, Rotorua

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Stop and relax where the seaplanes moor at Ohinemutu, a traditional Maori village on the shores of Lake Rotorua. As a living settlement, this destination offers visitors an authentic perspective on New Zealand's pre-European native peoples. St. Faith's church and the Tama-te-Kapua meeting house provide clear examples of Maori design, with their evocative and exquisite architecture and decorations, while guided walks offer a way to connect with the culture and the landscape. To visit Ohinemutu on your trip to Rotorua, use our Rotorua online vacation planner .
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  • The meeting house hand a general meeting going on so it was nice to see, from the outside, the number of people participating. Beautiful buildings as part of the grounds.  more »
  • This is a hidden gem in Rotorua. The scenery is amazing and especially the church on the point. It is well worth going in for a look at the window etching. Be sure to give a donation. There is plenty ...  more »
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