Storytelling | BLOG

The Seventh Generation “Storytelling | Blog”

Storytelling is my passion and my way of life. I am connected to the land that I have lived on for Seven Generations and to the community and stories that I move within. I believe that stories create the world, that our perceptions are built from the stories that we believe and can imagine in our own mind and heart. Akaroa has some of the most amazing history stories in New Zealand and some of the best conservation projects, I love to tell these stories in a way that bring them to life and leave you feeling so inspired about our future.

I deliver regenerative tourism, sustainable from the ground up. Sustainability is not something I plan, it is what I do, my whole way of life, from milking the house cow in the morning to growing our own meat, eggs, vegetables and we’re getting there with fruit and berries too! We have fenced the forest on our farm and the streams too, to protect the lifeforce or mauri of our natural systems.

I believe in living life that is in alignment with our passions and dreams, that we have been given this gift that we should not waste. Storytelling and regeneration is who I am, it is what makes me come alive. It is my pleasure to share that with you. 

Akaroa Area School The Seventh Generation Education Adventures
Marie Haley from The Seventh Generation Education Adventures talking to the Akaroa Area School class about abundance on Campbell Island. Read more
Akaroa History Storyteller Marie Haley is featured as a local resident with a powerful connection to place developed over Seven Read more
Speaking to a group
Fabulous review of the Akaroa History and Nature Tour with The Seventh Generation Tours Akaroa. Read more
Best Scone Recipe in New Zealand! Try this and you won't be disappointed, all the tips and tricks you need Read more
Person standing at top of sea cliffs
Marie stands here on the cliff tops of her Great Great Grandfathers farm. Knowing where she is from fills her Read more
Dame Anne Salmond visited Akaroa recently for the Akaroa Civic Trust's 50 year celebration and to discuss the Tahitian navigator Read more
For wilderness is not space, but the life force that inhibits that space. Marie Haley Wilderness is Campbell Island, It Read more
The Wildside is an area on the outer edge of Banks Peninsula recognised for its high biodiversity value and a Read more
Local connections don’t get more local than Marie Haley, a seventh-generation resident and experienced tour guide in Akaroa, one of Read more