Award-winning Poihākena tours: stories of Māori in Sydney are based in The Rocks where Māori have lived, loved, traded, visited, worked and died since 1793. On this two-hour walking tour with a Māori guide you will visit the archeological dig site where greenstone taonga (treasured objects) have been revealed, see taonga exhibited at The Rocks Discovery Museum, walk down Māori Lane, experience waiata (Māori song) and hear stories spanning 223 years.
There will be stories about visiting Māori chiefs, kidnappings, trade, Wahine Toa – stories of Māori women, ANZAC, Māori entertainers, sporting greats and more.
Poihākena tours: stories of Māori in Sydney – winner 2015 National Trust Heritage Award – Tours and Multimedia.
When: Saturday 10 September 2016, 11:00am-1:00pm
Where: Tours depart outside 5 Circular Quay West
Campbell’s Cove, The Rocks
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 02 4456 4848
Presented by Kotahi Tourism
Image: courtesy Kotahi Tourism
This event is part of
History Week: Neighbours
3-11 September 2016
Presented by the History Council of NSW
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