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Address: Opposite the Visitor Centre, Kerikeri, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9 402 7345
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Took overseas visitors here and was ashamed to say, having lived in the area for years, I had never visited it before. It started badly with the 'donation' being $10 p.p.fee but... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Took overseas visitors here and was ashamed to say, having lived in the area for years, I had never visited it before. It started badly with the 'donation' being $10 p.p.fee but that taken care of we wandered off to follow the map around the site. Gardens were in a poor state and the huts not very inviting. The museum... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

visited during open hours and this attraction was closed without any notice or explanation posted outside, poor tourism offered here, left disappointed along with the other visitors.

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Ontario
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78 reviews 78 reviews
19 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We were greeted by a friendly staff person, expecting a charge of $4 as per the guide book. The charge is now $10, which is OK, but you really just wander in the woods with some signposts here and there. It might be better with a guide to share the information and make it more interesting.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

According to my research this was entry by donation but when we arrived it was $27 family entry. While it was interesting there was not a lot to see and I thought it was a bit pricy for what was there and the time to view it (not long at all).

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Surrey
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60 reviews 60 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Good location near the Stone store and only $10. There's a good little museum and some recreated Maori huts on the site of a village. Staff are friendly and have a good knowledge of the site.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This is a very informative tour round the site of an old Maori fishing village. We had a look at some of the interesting artifacts & weapons, with some interesting stories to accompany them, but from then on it was downhill... (literally). We proceeded around some gardens, which looked like they hadn't been tended to in a while, the map... More 

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Garbsen
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

For now 10 NZ$ pp you could explore badly mentained exhibits and after ten minutes you had seen it all.

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Germany
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

If you want to find out more about Maori culture when in New Zealand, Rewa's Village is a great place to visit. In my opinion, it just as nice spending some hours there as taking part in one of the very expensive "Maori experiences" in Rotorua.

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Vicenza, Italy
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53 reviews 53 reviews
44 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Crossing the river from the Stone Shop I went for a dive in the past, visiting the Rewa Village. It was late in the afternoon and the guy taking care of the place was leaving, still he stopped for a chat and to give some info. It's a realistic reconstruction of the rough, hard way Maori lived before New Zealand... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Beautiful scenic views, Rewa's Village is the perfect place to visit if you are interested in Maori history, and is great for a family outing! Lovely outing and defiantly worth more than one visit!

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