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Waitangi Treaty Grounds, New Zealand's most important historic site, is where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed between the British Crown and the indigenous Maori in February 1840. Set on a stunning site overlooking the Bay of Islands, Waitangi is...more
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We came into the Bay of the Islands on a cruise ship and had to tender to shore. I was pleasantly surprised to see the signage showing the direction to the Treaty Grounds right from where the Tender boats landed. The treaty is an agreement...More
An Enriching cultural experience made very informative with a knowledgeable and entertaining personal guide. The grounds are beautifully maintained with lovely flowers everywhere
The presentation and show inside the treaty house was spectacular. Cultural dancers were so gifted and genuinely heartfelt. A truly culturally enriching...More
An incredible experience seeing the traditions of the mauri people.
A must do if in the area.
Also had the hani dinner, very tasty and a very interesting evening with shows and demonstrations from mauri tribe performance.
Explore the early history of Maori-Pakeha relations in a beautiful environment. Especially enjoyed visiting the Treaty House, which has many interesting exhibits. Also enjoyed the cultural performance in the Meeting House, but would have liked more info on the Meeting House itself.
This is an excellent spot to get a quick briefing on Maori/White relations over the last two hundred years. The guide was very smooth and a wee bit too quick. The performers were just great. I loved the grounds and the cafe. I also enjoyed...More
Well worth a visit I would recommend you set aside at least half a day if not more the museum has so much to pique your interest you can lose quite a few hours just reading and watching the videos. The show is good to...More
Our guide was knowledable and engaging. He made it come alive. He was the best backwards walker I have every seen. The show inside was good but I am short and was at the back so a little hard to see. There seemed to be...More
NZ$50 per person! The Day Pass actually lasts for 2 days but why you would want to go back for the 2nd day, I really don't know. What's even more annoying is that New Zealanders only pay $25, and this is still way too much....More