13 Oct

Tech Innovators from Mt Maunganui – Arataki Tours



Listen to mountains, rivers, and landmarks speak. Seamlessly receive info about sites of cultural significance around Aotearoa New Zealand using our custom app and proximity tech.


Cultural Information

Unlock and receive cultural information that is accurate, credible, and has mana.

Discover, experience, learn

Learn about the many culturally significant sites located around Aotearoa. Māori place names, landmarks, stories, proverbs, history, songs and more.

Health benefits

Get outdoors and enjoy our cultural walking trails. Walk, run, climb, scale, explore.

In your own time, at your own pace

Our tech allows you the flexibility to experience our cultural walking trails in your own time, at your own pace.


How does it work?

Connect using tech

Using bluetooth connectivity, a custom mobile application and proximity networks, you’ll unlock cultural information whenever you’re within range of our sites.  You’ll need our app to connect with the cultural content available at any of our sites and cultural walking trails.


We have heaps of Virtual Guides to choose from in-app.  Each Guide represents a selection of our sites.  All you need to do is select a Guide that you like from the available guides list, view the corresponding map to get your bearings, then start your journey.