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Sacred Island of Mokoia

According to Maori love legend the seeds of romance were planted here on the sacred Island of Mokoia by princess Hinemoa and Tutanekai many generations ago. It is here on this sacred Island where Tutanekai would play love tunes on his flute to his lover Hinemoa who lived across the waters in the Maori village of Owhata situated on the eastern shores of Rotorua. It is here on this Island where the couple would finally meet, pledging their love to one another in what is known as the greatest love story in Maoridom.

We invite couples to follow in the footsteps of our ancestors princess Hinemoa and Tutanekai here on the sacred Island of Mokoia. Feel the warmth and love of their decendants, exchange your vows to each other in our company as we serenade you with their world famous Maori love song Pokarekare ana the song that speaks of Tutanekai's love for Hinemoa as deep as the waters of lake Rotorua.

Sacred Island Wedding Package

*Wedding Venue

*Transport to and from island

*Marriage celebrant

*Hair,nails & makeup for bride

*Hotel accommodation & meals

Additional Wedding Service Providers

*Reception meal

*Wedding cake



*Music & entertainment

*Marriage license & documentation fees

Terms & Conditions                                                                                     The Sacred Island Wedding Package is tailored for 2 people with one nights accommodation with meals included. Should a reception meal be required and additional accommodation for guests please advise Rotorua Weddings the number of guests and we will forward additional costs.

Please advise Rotorua Weddings should you require additional wedding service providers and we will forward costs. The required non refundable deposit to secure this Sacred Island of Mokoia wedding package is $1,500.00 (New Zealand dollars). The remaining balance is to be paid no later than one week prior to your wedding date.