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Haka Educational Tours: Live Tour Updates

Find our which school or university groups are travelling right now, as well as a list of all previous tours.

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Visit New Zealand’s Volcanic Landscape on a Geography Field Trip

The varied geography and landscape that sets the scene for Hollywood blockbusters (think the Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Piano, Pete’s Dragon, Mission Impossible: Fallout and The Meg) ticks all the boxes for your Geography field trip wish-list. Sitting at the bottom of the South Pacific ocean, around 2000km southeast of mainland Australia*, the two main islands of New Zealand may seem relatively small and insignificant in relation to the rest of the world. Don’t be misled, though, New Zealand is actually a submerged continent (Zealandia) that sank after breaking away from Australia 60–85 million years ago! Due to its position on the boundary of the Australian Plate and Pacific Plates, great forces have been at work to forge the landscape that will bring Geography lessons to life for your students. New Zealand Geology and Geography Field Trip Ideas Explore volcanic plateaus featuring geothermal-fed hot water springs, geysers and boiling mud pools Take your students on a guided ski trip amidst towering mountain ranges fringed by subtropical forests See six volcanoes and never leave the city of Auckland (built on a dormant volcanic field with over 50 volcanoes within an area of 1,000 square kilometres) Marvel […]

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Full Steam Ahead: Getting girls into science, technology, engineering, maths… and arts!

Today’s world is so full of acronyms, it can be hard to keep track of what’s what. In the educational world, STEM is pretty well-known these days – but one that we’re increasingly interested in is the newer alternative ‘STEAM’.

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TRANS-TASMAN TOURS – LESSONS TO BE LEARNT ACROSS THE SEA

Haka Educational Tours are experts at designing tours that foster learning between Australian and New Zealand schools.

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WHAT TO EXPECT ON AN INSPECTION TOUR FOR EDUCATORS

Haka Educational Tours run Inspection Tours to help teachers take a closer look at potential future tour destinations!

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TRY A SPORTS TOUR & SCORE THE BENEFITS

Haka Educational Tours are proud to support young athlete participation in sports. Did you know that playing sports including rugby has been shown to result in huge academic, social and physical benefits?

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STEM Tours: Launching to the States, the stars and beyond!

The USA is an engaging and inspiring STEM destination for space, science, engineering and technology!

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How School Ski Trips Are Checking All The Educational Boxes

Explore the ways in which a school ski trip can help check off the academic, personal development and active goals for students and teachers, alike!

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Haka Educational Tours – Testimonials

Testimonials from students and staff that have traveled with us before.

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NZ Packing Checklist – Haka Educational Tours

A handy packing list for an NZ Educational Tour. To make your planning that little bit easier!

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