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    Tourism sector eager to rebound after quake

    Associations representing the tourism and hospitality industries have voiced concerns over the effects of the recent 7.5 earthquake on the tourism industry.  Māori activities and attractions account for a large percentage of tourist activities, with 24% of tourist activities relating to te ao Māori in 2015, according to statistics gathered by NZ Māori Tourism.   

  2. Video for Cultural exchange – Exploring the ancestral whenua of the Amis people

    Cultural exchange – Exploring the ancestral whenua of the Amis people

    DNA research suggests that Māori originated from Taiwan. This week Te Kāea reporter Talisa Kupenga embarks on an Asia New Zealand Foundation-sponsored cultural exchange to the Island nation some 180-kilometres East of China. The exchange aims to explore the indigenous links and the potential for greater economic ties between Taiwan and Aotearoa.

  3. Video for Native Affairs – The Carver

    Native Affairs – The Carver

    It's taken forty years but master carver Matahi Brightwell has finally received a formal acknowledgment for his world famous Lake Taupo carvings. Local tourism companies have been taking paying visitors to the carvings for years but Matahi hasn't received a dollar. Now the Taupo District Council is working with Matahi to help preserve the carvings and the story behind them.

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    Native Affairs- A wild Kiwi encounter

    A Stewart Island Māori trust has just launched its new business venture, getting up close and personal with kiwis.

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    Native Affairs- Māori carvers receive apology from Taupō Mayor

    The Mayor of Taupō has apologised to master carver Matahi Brightwell and his team forty years after they created Lake Taupō’s iconic Māori rock carvings.

  6. Video for NZ Māori Tourism gains new insights into Indian visitor market

    NZ Māori Tourism gains new insights into Indian visitor market

    NZ Māori Tourism has gained new insights of how to capitalise on the Indian visitor market. Recently a 35-strong business delegation traveled with PM John Key to India to capture a better understanding of one of New Zealand's largest international visitor Music rich in culture.

  7. Video for Native Affairs – Terror Tours

    Native Affairs – Terror Tours

    A tourism venture focused on the gore not the glamour of Auckland city. It's a ghost tour with a Māori ghost guide.

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    Greens announce Taonga Levy policy for international visitors

    The Green Party today announced its intention to introduce a new Taonga Levy, to be paid by all international visitors coming to New Zealand, with the proceeds going towards offsetting environmental concerns related to the tourism industry.

  9. Video for Call for strict regulations after campers defecate historical sites

    Call for strict regulations after campers defecate historical sites

    A North Dunedin rūnanga is spearheading a community call to have regulations enforced around freedom campers, after defecating on an old ancestral settlement and burial site. Suzi Flack, Tangata Kaitiaki of Kāti Huirapa Rūnaka ki Puketeraki, says the traditional seafood catchment areas are at risk of being polluted.

  10. Video for Native Affairs - Test Drive The Tourists

    Native Affairs- Test Drive The Tourists

    What would you do if the people you loved were killed by a driver who'd only been in the country for two days?  Last month, 44-year-old Virginia Keogh Pitman and 29-year-old Kylee Anne Rakich, who was eight months pregnant, died in a car accident caused by an American tourist.  Now, Kylee Ann's whānau has started an online petition demanding mandatory driving lessons for tourists.

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