24 May 2020

Te Puia - A Rich History

From Te Ahi Kaa, 6:00 pm on 24 May 2020

Business communities are facing financial hardship in the wake of COVID 19, arguably with border and travel restrictions, none more so than Tourism. This week Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern visited Te Puia - formerly known as the Māori Arts and Crafts Institute in Rotorua. The history of the Institute goes back to 1963 - established to preserve and foster the Māori arts. Today, Te Puia it's a well-known tourism spot, from the bubbling mud pools to the legacy of the guides Te Ahi Kaa delves into the archival fault and features an insight it's history.