Year 1 – 10 Programmes
Traditional Māori Tākaro (Games)Always on
Venue: Government Gardens (weather dependent)
Time: Duration: 2 hours
Price: $2 per student for resources
Curriculum Links: Social Sciences and Physical Education
Suitable for Year 3 — 8 students
Duration: 2 hours
Play it at home, at school or at a friend’s house. Have a go with the Rotorua Museum team learning an ancient game played by early Māori.
Children will learn how to play Horohopu. This game was played by Māori to enhance balance, speed, coordination, stamina, and working as one.
They will also have the opportunity to participate in making the materials used to play this fun Māori game.
This programme is available all day Monday, Tuesday, and on Wednesday mornings