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 Rotorua Geysers

A 60-hectare valley, home to more than 500 natural geothermal wonders, including the world-famous Pohutu Geyser.

 Kiwi House

Te Puia is surrounded by native flora and fauna, with fascinating nature walks and live kiwi birds on site.

 Te Puia entrance with Maori welcoming ceremony

Experience our culture through the many significant pieces of architecture at Te Puia, and in our daytime concerts for visitors.

 Maori Stone & Bone Carving

Te Puia is home to the National Carving and Weaving Schools of New Zealand, whose students seek to preserve and advance Māori culture.

Welcome to Te Puia

Te Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley, Rotorua, New Zealand

Te Puia is New Zealand’s living Maori cultural centre, located just 5 minutes from central Rotorua. Situated in the Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley, Te Puia’s 60 hectare site is home to the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, a live kiwi enclosure, the world-famous Pohutu Geyser, and more than 500 geothermal wonders.

With land steeped in ancestral history, and a guiding legacy that stretches back to the 1800s, Te Puia extend their unique hospitality and rich cultural heritage to all visitors.

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