is known for its geysers, thermal activity and Maori culture.
It is also famous for de Flute
Glass where visitors, from the safety of the gallery, can
watch molten glass being blown and transformed into unique
The catch phrase of Rotorua ....
Manaakitanga is, "Feel the Spirit". This captures
the mistique of Maori culture and the geothermal drama of
No where is the energy and colour
of the area more vividly expressed than in the creations hand-blown
by the team of master glass blowers than at the studio of
de Flute Glass.
- feel the spirit - Manaakitanga". It's our catchcry
. . . and
it holds a pretty powerful promise as well as an invitation
to experience the essence of our extraordinary slice of New
A deep-rooted Maori cultural
concept, Manaakitanga places a responsibility on us as your
hosts to give you the best of ourselves, our time and our
A feeling you'll return home
with, Manaakitanga begins the moment you arrive in Rotorua
whether seeking adventure, rejuvenation, experiences with
nature and earth forces, or soaking up Maori and European
history, art and culture.
- it's like no other place on earth.
The heartland of New Zealand,
spiritual home to the Maori, nature's spa of the South Pacific,
host to some of the world's most incredible earth forces,
and the country's adventure playground - Rotorua boasts an
array of icon experiences that together encapsulate the essence
of our remarkable country. Our welcome to you is "Rotorua
- feel the spirit - Manaakitanga".