Mad at Whaka
from $659 AUD
Making A Difference within the living community of Whakarewarewa (The Living Thermal Village) is the main goal of this package.
It is designed to give a cultural knowledge to the participant about the Maori traditions and rituals as well as to help those living in the village with conservation volunteer work.
You will get the chance to work in the village and meet the inhabitants. After completing the programme you will find yourself more aware of the Maori culture and traditions – the way they live, eat and celebrate.
You will be witnessing the Haka, Love songs, Poi dances, Stick Games and will be introduced to specific traditions that make this culture unique. The package combines entertainment, conservation and cultural understanding – everything you need to know about the Maori Culture!
The Mad @ WHAKA programme is 7 days in total – 2 nights in Auckland (Nomads Auckland) and 5 nights in Rotorua (Crash Palace)
- 2 nights accommodation and breakfast in Auckland
- 5 nights accommodation and breakfast in Rotorua
- 5 lunches
- 2 dinners
- Transport from Crash palace accommodaton to Whakarewarewa and back
- Cultural Activities
- 4 day cultural/community volunteer project at Whakarewarewa Village Rotorua including daily lunch & transfers
- Nomads Mad Card
Cultural activities include
- Whakarewarewa Guided Tour & Concert
- Tamaki Maori Village
Conservation Work could include any of the following
- Clearing up overgrown walking tracks (Boots & Gloves provided)
- Planting trees & flowers
- Helping in the kitchen
Conservation work undertaken depends on time of year and other factors.
Accommodation in Rotorua or Auckland can be extended
This placement would suit:
Those interest in living in the community of Whakarewarewa (The Living Thermal Village) to help those living in the village with conservation volunteer work.
Do you accept non UK citizens?
Do you accept applicants with disabilities?