Poihākena tours: stories of Māori in Sydney. Primary and Secondary school groups.
- Duration: 2 Hours (approx.)
- Product code: Poihākena Tour - schools
On this engaging and interactive tour your students will:
- Visit sites in The Rocks where Māori have lived, loved, visited, traded, worked and died since 1793, including a local archeological site where Māori taonga ('cultural treasures') have been revealed.
- See greenstone taonga now exhibited at The Rocks Discovery Museum
- Walk down Māori Lane.
- Experience waiata (Māori song)
- Play traditional Māori games
- Hear stories spanning over 225 years: Visiting Māori chiefs; kidnappings; trade; Wahine Toa – stories of Māori women and more...
This 2 hour education program begins at Campbells Cove and ends at the Big Dig Archeology Center, Cumberland St, The Rocks. Price includes venue hire of the Big Dig Archeology Center. Tours run in all weather conditions. Optional hāngi lunch.
Curriculum links: HSIE, History.
Minimum numbers: Poihākena tours are available for school bookings with numbers of 20 or more. Groups with less than 20 participants: $300.
One teacher or supervising adult per 20 students free of charge.
Risk Assessment and teacher resources will be sent following confirmation of your booking.
- Winner 2018 Award for Excellence - Interpretation Australia.
- Winner 2018 Tour Operator of the Year – Sydney (Luxury Tour Guide Award).
- Winner 2015 National Trust Heritage Award - Heritage Tours & Multimedia