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Waitangi National Trust (Treaty House)

Ko Waitangi te pitowhenua, ko te Tiriti te kaihautu. Waitangi is the birthplace of the Nation and the Treaty is our Charter.

The Waitangi National Trust Estate is a 506 hectare estate situated in the beautiful Bay of Islands. This is the site where Te Tiriti o Waitangi was first signed on 6 February 1840.

Visitors see the restored Treaty House, the magnificently carved Māori meeting house Te Whare Runanga, and the Māori war canoe Ngatokimatawhaorua. The many displays and exhibits, and an audio-visual presentation on our bicultural history and taonga Māori provide an important insight into early New Zealand history.

Collection Type
Historic Site, History, Taonga Maori, Technology

Contact Details
Postal address iconP O Box 48, Paihia, Bay of Islands 0247
Telephone number icon64-9-402 7437
Fax number icon64-9-402 8303
Web address iconhttp://www.waitangi.net.nz
Email address iconenterprise@waitangi.org.nz

Visitor Information
Physical address iconTau Henare Drive, Waitangi, Bay of Islands, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconSummer hours: 9:00am to 7:00pm Winter hours: 9am to 5pm
Charges iconAdults $25 (2-day ticket) Children (5-17) $5 Children (under 5) Free New Zealand residents free.

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Waitangi Treaty Grounds School Holiday Activities April/May

Monday 21 April 12 – 1pm Easter Egg Hunt Tuesday 22 April 12 – 1pm Flax Weaving Wednesday 23 April 12 – 1pm 1840's Games Thursday 24 April 12 – 1pm Learning Kapa Haka and Poi Monday 28 April 12 – ...

Dates: 21-Apr-2014, 22-Apr-2014, 23-Apr-2014, 24-Apr-2014, 28-Apr-2014, 29-Apr-2014 View more sessions