"Waitangi - The Very Heart of our Nation" Waitangi by IcemanNZL

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Waitangi is the place where a treaty was signed in 1840 between the Maori Chiefs and British Crown.

The Waitangi National Trust Treaty Grounds are about a 10 minute drive out of Paihia.

Admission: Adults NZD$10, Children Free

Open 7 days.
9am - 5pm (Winter Months)
9am - 6pm (Summer Months)

You can explore the ground by yourself or take a guided tour departing daily from the Visitors Center at 10:30am / 12:30pm or 2:30pm. This tour costs $20 including admission.

Maori War Canoe (Waka)

The Maori War Canoe at Waitangi Treaty Grounds is believed to be the largest war canoe (waka) ever built. It can carry 80 paddlers and 55 passengers.

**See Must See Activities Tips for more information. **

The Treaty House

The treaty house, New Zealand's most visited historic building, was built in 1833 for British Resident James Busby.

**See Must See Activities Tips for more information. **

  • Last visit to Waitangi: Jan 2004
  • Intro Updated Feb 1, 2004
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  • worldkiwi's Profile Photo
    Feb 2, 2004 at 12:57 AM

    Nice pics Wayne and some good info... Waikokopu Cafe certainly has good food and coffee.


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