Ranking Score Explained

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The ranking score percentage is used to compare and sort experiences in ranking tables. It is not necessarily a direct measurement of the quality of a particular experience as rated by its customers. I've found it a useful tool to allow me to find the best experiences with confidence. But I've also found it important to read the customer reviews before making any final judgements!

We calculate an experience's ranking score using a multi-factor data model instead of a raw data average (mean). This model takes into account several important questions. For instance - is there a trusted body of reviews? What is the age of a review and is the review from a credible source?

Below you'll find details around some of the important factors that went into calculating the ranking score for Tane Mahuta Walk.

If you have any questions or comments about our ranking score calculation please get in touch at info@rankers.co.nz. We don't believe this is perfect or complete so we're always interested in ways we might make improvements.

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Tane Mahuta Walk

Valid Reviews

84 Valid Reviews

The Tane Mahuta Walk experience has a total of 84 valid reviews. There are no invalid reviews that are excluded from the calculation. Reviews can be excluded only when a reviewer is not verified or after an investigation by our team determines the reviewer is not genuine.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 84 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 24
29%
9/10 19
23%
8/10 29
35%
7/10 8
10%
6/10 4
5%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

86.07% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Tane Mahuta Walk valid reviews is 86.07% and is based on 84 valid reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here as a comparison to the weighted average.

Face-to-Face Reviews

76 Face-to-Face Reviews

The Rankers team meets with travellers while they’re in New Zealand and conducts face-to-face surveys. These reviews, in our opinion, are the most trusted in the industry and represent a critical control sample. To our knowledge, we are the only travel review website in the world that has gone to this extent.

More about face-to-face reviews

Within the 84 valid reviews, the experience has 76 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 76 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 19
25%
9/10 18
24%
8/10 28
37%
7/10 8
11%
6/10 3
4%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

85.53% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Tane Mahuta Walk face-to-face reviews is 85.53% and is based on 76 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

87.46%

Rankers calculates a weighted mean as a base average on which we can improve. Individual review's ratings are given a weight based on several factors. The weight of a review determines the overall impact it'll have on the final weighted average.

Recent reviews have more weight as they are more relevant and reflect the experience as it currently operates. Over time reviews become less relevant and loose their impact on the ranking score.

Low rating reviews carry slightly less weight. This dampens the effect of very low ratings for every experience across the board. This is especially important when the experience has few reviews overall and a single negative rating can grossly mischaracterise an experience. Consistent poor reviews will still result in the experience receiving a comparitively low ranking score.

Credible sources provide reviews that can be trusted. If we have verified a reviewer is genuine via a face-to-face meeting then the review carries additional weight.

Reviewer Rating Age Relative Weight
Backpack On Fire 10/10 868 days 100%
Stefano Clerici 10/10 1417 days 32%
Lucile 9/10 1907 days 24%
Simon Hall 8/10 1940 days 23%
Mario Schaeffer 9/10 1942 days 24%
Erna Muller 8/10 1948 days 22%
Kristina Nunoz 8/10 1952 days 22%
Wendy Steer 9/10 1989 days 23%
Hannes 7/10 2244 days 17%
Sylvie Smets 8/10 2245 days 18%
Jamie Serieux 8/10 2252 days 18%
Luala F 8/10 2256 days 18%
Birthe 8/10 2260 days 18%
Michael Regensburger 7/10 2267 days 17%
Paul and Astrid 10/10 2281 days 19%
Maddalena Buffoni 10/10 2288 days 19%
Tina Rust 10/10 2288 days 19%
Fabian 6/10 2293 days 15%
Josef Biller 10/10 2293 days 19%
Stella and Merle 8/10 2305 days 17%
Christine Schtenker 8/10 2305 days 17%
Jonathan Gourmel 10/10 2307 days 18%
Mikkel Pallesen 6/10 2309 days 15%
Petru 8/10 2310 days 17%
Tom Theuer 10/10 2318 days 18%
Paul McDermott 10/10 2362 days 18%
Celia Nowak 9/10 2668 days 13%
Ives van der Sluijs 8/10 2682 days 12%
Mattias 7/10 2971 days 7%
Christina 7/10 2982 days 7%
Fenna Newmann 8/10 3007 days 7%
Sara Berton 10/10 3009 days 8%
Maxime Ripoche 10/10 3009 days 8%
Ruth Watkin 7/10 3024 days 7%
Dan Lawson 10/10 3040 days 7%
Jeremy 10/10 3090 days 6%
Loesje 6/10 3424 days 1%
Ingrid 9/10 3437 days 1%
Stephan Olivier 10/10 3459 days 1%
Stephan Olivier 10/10 3459 days 1%
Reinhard Stahl 8/10 3460 days 1%
Reinhard Stahl 8/10 3460 days 1%
Verest 9/10 3471 days 1%
Jaqi_Gary 9/10 3485 days 0%
KDS_Holiday 10/10 3516 days 0%
Keegan Jansen 8/10 3725 days 5%
Mike Breele 9/10 3730 days 6%
Denise & Maciej Holzer 8/10 3734 days 5%
Anglea de Smit 8/10 3741 days 5%
Hazel & Alan Damerell 10/10 3741 days 6%
Frans 9/10 3742 days 6%
Marjolein Hartsuiker 10/10 3745 days 6%
Fleur & Nils 8/10 3752 days 5%
Anika 8/10 3758 days 5%
Janet 8/10 3759 days 5%
bosha22 10/10 3790 days 6%
Andreas & Sonja 9/10 3837 days 6%
Derek 10/10 4076 days 6%
De Groot 9/10 4080 days 6%
Henrick Lund 10/10 4083 days 6%
Kari Tervo 9/10 4088 days 6%
Monica 10/10 4092 days 6%
Jan Vlasblom 8/10 4104 days 5%
Faucon 7/10 4111 days 5%
Derek Dean 9/10 4116 days 6%
Jarob Brezigar 8/10 4117 days 5%
ersinger 7/10 4430 days 5%
Alan & Lorna 8/10 4454 days 5%
Gerhard Kronen 8/10 4458 days 5%
jongejan 9/10 4467 days 6%
Josy 10/10 4481 days 6%
Ake Erlandsson 9/10 4485 days 6%
Matthias & Johannes 8/10 4487 days 5%
balthes 9/10 4534 days 6%
biene 10/10 4535 days 6%
braunweiler 8/10 4540 days 5%
nadinef 8/10 4543 days 5%
andres 9/10 4543 days 6%
Anne Ford 7/10 4553 days 5%
Artur D 8/10 4553 days 5%
Andrew Lonsdale 6/10 4779 days 4%
neeltjec 9/10 4795 days 6%
LaurensD 9/10 4795 days 6%
LuukKarin 8/10 4797 days 5%

Adjustments

No Adjustment

Several adjustments to the weighted average may be added to improve relevancy and credibility. Tane Mahuta Walk does not meet the criteria for any of these adjustments to apply.

Final Ranking Score

87%

The final ranking score once rounding has been applied. This value is cached and recalculated each day. Therefore it may not be precisely accurate based on the other values presented.

If you have any questions or comments about our ranking score calculation please get in touch at info@rankers.co.nz.