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