• Awards Season
  • Big Stories
  • Pop Culture
  • Video Games
  • Celebrities

Discover the Maori Culture on Guided New Zealand Tour Packages

New Zealand is a country known for its stunning landscapes, rich indigenous heritage, and vibrant Maori culture. If you’re planning a trip to this beautiful island nation, why not take advantage of guided New Zealand tour packages? These packages offer a unique opportunity to not only explore the breathtaking scenery but also immerse yourself in the fascinating world of the Maori people. In this article, we will delve into the highlights of Maori culture that you can experience on guided New Zealand tour packages.

Introduction to Maori Culture

The Maori people are the indigenous Polynesian population of New Zealand and have deep-rooted traditions and customs that date back centuries. Their distinctive language, art forms, and cultural practices make them an integral part of New Zealand’s identity. By joining a guided tour package, you’ll have the chance to learn about their history, beliefs, and way of life from knowledgeable local guides who are passionate about preserving and sharing their cultural heritage.

Traditional Welcome Ceremony – Powhiri

One of the most memorable experiences on a guided tour package is participating in a traditional welcome ceremony known as Powhiri. This ceremony is performed by Maori hosts as a way to greet visitors with warmth and respect. It typically involves speeches, songs, dances, and the pressing together of noses called “hongi” as a symbolic gesture of unity.

During Powhiri, you’ll have the opportunity to witness powerful haka performances, which are traditional war dances that express strength, unity, and pride. These awe-inspiring displays showcase the Maori warrior spirit and leave visitors with an indelible impression of their culture.

Cultural Workshops and Demonstrations

Guided tour packages often include interactive workshops where you can actively engage with various aspects of Maori culture. From weaving workshops where you can learn how to create intricate flax designs to traditional cooking classes where you can try your hand at preparing a Hangi feast, these activities provide a hands-on experience that allows you to gain insight into the Maori way of life.

You may also have the opportunity to witness demonstrations of ancient art forms such as wood carving and tattooing. These demonstrations not only showcase the incredible skill and craftsmanship of the Maori people but also offer a chance to learn about the cultural significance behind these art forms.

Visiting Marae – Meeting Places

A highlight of guided New Zealand tour packages is visiting Marae, which are sacred meeting places for Maori communities. These spaces hold immense cultural importance as they serve as venues for ceremonies, celebrations, and gatherings. By visiting a Marae, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of Maori customs and protocols while experiencing firsthand the warmth and hospitality extended by the local community.

During your visit, you may have the privilege of listening to captivating stories passed down through generations or witnessing traditional performances that showcase Maori legends and myths. It’s an opportunity to connect with Maori elders who are keepers of ancestral knowledge and hear their perspectives on preserving their culture in a modern world.

Embarking on guided New Zealand tour packages offers an incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Maori culture. From participating in traditional welcome ceremonies like Powhiri to engaging in interactive workshops and visiting sacred meeting places like Marae, these experiences allow you to develop a deep appreciation for the rich heritage of New Zealand’s indigenous people. So, when planning your next trip to New Zealand, consider opting for guided tour packages that prioritize showcasing Maori culture – it will undoubtedly be an enriching journey unlike any other.

This text was generated using a large language model, and select text has been reviewed and moderated for purposes such as readability.


current joys tour dates

  • Live streams
  • Moscow concerts Moscow concerts Moscow concerts See all Moscow concerts ( Change location ) Today · Next 7 days · Next 30 days
  • Most popular artists worldwide
  • Trending artists worldwide

Rihanna live.

  • Sign up Log in

Show navigation

  • Get the app
  • Moscow concerts
  • Change location
  • Popular Artists
  • Deutsch Português
  • Popular artists

Current Joys  

  • On tour: yes
  • Current Joys is not playing near you. View all concerts
  • Moscow, Russian Federation Change location

275,654 fans get concert alerts for this artist.

Join Songkick to track Current Joys and get concert alerts when they play near you.

Nearest concert to you

Columbia Theater

Touring outside your city

Be the first to know when they tour near Moscow, Russian Federation

Join 275,654 fans getting concert alerts for this artist

Upcoming concerts (4)

Le Trabendo

Village Underground

Rough Trade East

Similar artists with upcoming concerts

Tours most with, live reviews.

it was really cool. they put us in the downstairs area of a bowling alley with a very small stage area and a bar in the back. there were too opening acts: Swell Tides and The Sonder Bombs. they're not as well known as Current Joys but they were just as great. the crowd was really into it. some people were mashing but most of us were just experiencing the music. Current Joys is the type of music you need to hear live. definitely recommend going.

Report as inappropriate

thevintagefender’s profile image

To this day I recall the Current Joys concert to be one of the best shows I’ve ever been to. From the high angle I was standing at I visually saw a huge wave of energy spark throughout everyone in the room as I lost myself in the music. You NEED to see them live

missmusic22’s profile image

It was really cool. He is indeed an amazing artist. The 1 and the 2 shows were really good. The place is in unique space, with a good sound system. Current joys is a perfect show to go to. The first one in London was my favourite show ever.Thank you

marianav40’s profile image

ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL. It felt very special since the scene was so close. It was also extremely nice of Nick to talk to everyone after the show!!! And of course, the songs were just as beautiful as on the recording, even more powerful.

Thank you!!!!

sonya-11’s profile image

Current joys was awesome and the holland project is amazing and the openers were sick. Everyone had such a great stage presence and really put on such a great performance. The show was perfect

ariad’s profile image

Super super super amazing talented spectacular outstanding fantastic out of this world Nick is a legend and i can’t wait 2 see them again !! this was the best show

daniella00’s profile image

It was amazing. Nick Rattigan is such a nice and friendly person and a great performer. He put on a very good show and we met him. I would go and see him again.

NicoCarnago’s profile image

Lived my best life. One of the best performers I saw. This guy is just living his music and he is killing it. If you have the chance go see him.

justine.yukimura’s profile image

Posters (10)

Current Joys live.

Past concerts

Le Poisson Rouge

The Vermont Hollywood

View all past concerts

Current Joys tour dates and tickets 2023-2024 near you

Want to see Current Joys in concert? Find information on all of Current Joys’s upcoming concerts, tour dates and ticket information for 2023-2024.

Current Joys is not due to play near your location currently - but they are scheduled to play 4 concerts across 3 countries in 2023-2024. View all concerts.

Next 3 concerts:

  • Berlin, Germany
  • Paris, France

Next concert:

Popularity ranking:

  • Dustin Lynch (1269)
  • Current Joys (1270)
  • Bangles (1271)

Concerts played in 2023:

Touring history

Most played:

  • Los Angeles (LA) (26)
  • New York (NYC) (12)
  • San Diego (6)
  • SF Bay Area (5)

Appears most with:

  • Dark Tea (27)
  • Gap Girls (15)
  • Surf Curse (9)
  • Albertine Sarges (7)
  • Slow Hollows (6)

Distance travelled:

Similar artists

Tv Girl live.

  • Most popular charts
  • Tourbox for artists
  • API information
  • Brand guidelines
  • Community guidelines
  • Terms of use
  • Privacy policy
  • Cookies Settings
  • Ad & cookies policy

Get your tour dates seen everywhere.


  • But we really hope you love us.

Current Joys Tickets, Tour Dates and Concerts

Current Joys Verified

Concerts and tour dates, live photos of current joys.

Current Joys at Phoenix, AZ in The Van Buren 2022

Bandsintown Merch

current joys tour dates

Fan Reviews

current joys tour dates

Fans Also Follow

About current joys.

Never Miss The Artists You Love!

Register for a See account here to import your Spotify library or ‘follow’ artists you find on our site to add them to your ‘favourites’. We will send you email alerts every time one of your favourite artists goes on tour.

In your user account, you can import your Spotify library or ‘follow’ artists you find on our site to add them to your ‘favourites’. We will send you email alerts every time one of your favourite artists goes on tour.

Current Joys Tickets and Dates


  1. Current Joys Tour Announcements 2023 & 2024, Notifications, Dates

    current joys tour dates

  2. Current Joys Tour Dates & Tickets 2021

    current joys tour dates

  3. Current Joys Tickets, Tour Dates & Concerts

    current joys tour dates

  4. Current Joys Tickets

    current joys tour dates

  5. Current Joys Concert Tickets, 2023 Tour Dates & Locations

    current joys tour dates

  6. Current Joys Concerts Tickets, 2023-2024 Tour Dates & Locations

    current joys tour dates


  1. Buescher True Tone Bass Saxophone from 1922

  2. Current Joys

  3. The Subways

  4. The Joys of Modern Air Travel


  1. What Are the Best Online Museum Tours?

    If quarantine and travel restrictions have you wishing you could be somewhere else, there’s one thing you can do to bring the world into your own home. Virtual online tours can offer at least some of the joys of travel, and museums in parti...

  2. A Comprehensive Tour of the Official Chicago Cubs Website: What You Need to Know

    Are you a huge fan of the Chicago Cubs? Do you want to stay up-to-date with the latest news, scores, and highlights from your favorite baseball team? Look no further than the official Chicago Cubs website.

  3. Discover the Maori Culture on Guided New Zealand Tour Packages

    New Zealand is a country known for its stunning landscapes, rich indigenous heritage, and vibrant Maori culture. The Maori people are the indigenous Polynesian population of New Zealand and have deep-rooted traditions and customs that date ...

  4. Tour

    Dec 6, 2023. Columbia Theater. Berlin, Berlin ; Dec 9, 2023. Le Trabendo. Paris, France ; Dec 10, 2023. Village Underground. London, United Kingdom.

  5. Current Joys

    Skip to Content. Current Joys. Tour · Watch · Listen · Store · Contact · Pre-Order. Open Menu Close Menu. Current Joys. Tour.

  6. Current Joys Tickets, Tour Dates & Concerts 2024 & 2023

    Upcoming concerts (4) · Dec. 6. Berlin, Germany. Columbia Theater · Dec. 9. Paris, France. Le Trabendo · Dec. 10. London, UK. Village Underground · Dec. 10.

  7. Current Joys Concerts & Live Tour Dates: 2023-2024 Tickets

    Find tickets for Current Joys concerts near you. Browse 2023 tour dates, venue details, concert reviews, photos, and more at Bandsintown.

  8. Current Joys Tickets, 2023 Concert Tour Dates

    the openers (gap girls and neaptide) were a great way to start the night !! their performance was very entertaining. nick rattigan had a

  9. Current Joys Tickets and Dates

    Buy tickets for Current Joys at Village Underground, Shoreditch, London from See Tickets. View dates and book online today.

  10. Current Joys Concert Tickets, 2023-2024 Tour Dates & Locations

    How much are Current Joys tickets? There are no upcoming events for Current Joys. Check back later for new event dates!

  11. Current Joys Next Concert Setlist & tour dates 2023

    How long is the concert? · Become the Warm Jets · Amateur · Desire · Rambling of a Dying Adolescence · New Flesh · Kids · American Honey · Breaking the Waves.

  12. Current Joys Tickets

    Current Joys Tickets · Green Day. Fri, Sep 20, 2024 at 6:00pm. Oracle Park - San Francisco, CA · SESSANTA: Primus, Puscifer, A Perfect Circle. Sun, Apr 21, 2024

  13. Current Joys Concert & Tour History (Updated for 2023)

    The next Current Joys concert is on December 09, 2023 at Le Trabendo in Paris, Île-de-France, France. When was the last Current Joys concert?

  14. Current Joys Concert Tickets and Tour Dates

    Current Joys tickets for the upcoming concert tour are on sale at StubHub. Buy and sell your Current Joys concert tickets today. Tickets are 100% guaranteed