Kia ora | Welcome 
Tēnā koutou katoa | Greetings to you all 
Ko Aoraki te mauka  | My mountain is Aoraki Mt Cook 
Ko Waitaki te awa | My river is the Waitaki 
Ko Pūkaki te roto | My lake is Lake Pūkaki 
Ko Takitimu te waka | My waka is Takitimu 
Ko Te Wai Pounamu te rohe | I live in the South Island 
Ko Tahu Pōtiki te tipuna | My ancestors are the Tahu Pōtiki people 
Ko Kai Tahu te iwi | My tribe is Kai Tahu Nō reira, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa | Therefore, greetings, thrice over 

Our language (Te Reo) is an essential window into our culture. We welcome you  on a journey to meet and share with our people. 

Experience | Connect | Share

Discover the stories of the past and present, connect with local culture, share moments and create unique memories to take home with you. 

Our culture and food tours on foot showcase our city’s hidden gems combining natural beauty, exquisite dining experiences, unique trails and include our own Māori and multi-cultural storytelling. 

Mā te wa | See you soon 
Riwai, Cate and Lou 

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