App Description

Tuhura Discover Local Stories from New Zealand

Tuhura is the ultimate New Zealand travel app – see local New Zealanders tell the stories behind New Zealand history and culture in their own words.


Tuhura Auckland focuses on the people and places of Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city.

By watching short (around 90 second) film clips, you’ll discover the stories behind:
· Auckland’s best tourist destinations,
· the best things to do in Auckland,
· Māori and European history,
· Auckland’s unique culture and
· famous people from Auckland.

Tuhura becomes your very own Auckland tour-guide, connecting you with the real New Zealand and background stories even the locals don’t know about.

An innovative first, Tuhura’s extensive catalogue of Auckland tourism film clips are arranged by GPS location. That means, as you are travelling through the Auckland region of New Zealand, you can view a short video and hear the background stories relating to the history and culture of nearby tourist sites.

And, for those who would prefer to discover Auckland from the comfort of a hotel room, campervan or café, clips are also arranged according to region and subject matter.

Discover New Zealand:
· our stories and Māori legends’
· our unique Māori and European culture’
· our historical events, and
· our famous people.

Clips include:
· local legends, including Māori story of Rangitoto,
· a spectacular time-lapse video of the construction of the Auckland Sky Tower,
· Eden Park and the 2011 Rugby World Cup,
· Sir Edmund Hilary and other famous Aucklanders,
· The Beatles 1964 visit, and
· much more.

Extra features include:
· free GPS linked maps help you find the top NEW ZEALAND tourist sites

Don’t go home regretting that you missed out on some of the best things to do in our great little country and on discovering the events and people that shaped New Zealand.

Download the Tuhura New Zealand tourist app. today.

Please note:
· due to film licensing agreements, some video content can be viewed only from within New Zealand
· to avoid international roaming charges, purchase a SIM card from a New Zealand digital store, , supermarket, I-SITE, or similar outlet

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App Changes

April 01, 2013 Price Decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
March 08, 2013 Initial Release

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