Waitangi Treaty Grounds

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Kayaking in the Bay of Islands

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The Waitangi Treaty Grounds is New Zealand’s most important historic site where in 1840 New Zealand's founding document was signed: the Treaty of Waitangi.

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The Waitangi Treaty Grounds is New Zealand’s most important historic site where in 1840 New Zealand's founding document was signed: the Treaty of Waitangi.

The Treaty Grounds features Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi, the Treaty House, the carved Meeting House and the world’s largest ceremonial war canoe. Enjoy strolling through one of New Zealand’s great beauty spots with its panoramic views of the Bay of Islands. Visitors to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds purchase a Day Pass that includes entry to the Treaty Grounds and Museum of Waitangi, a guided tour and a cultural performance in the carved Meeting House. Hāngi & Concert evenings are scheduled from 1 December to the 30th March. A themed intimate experience not to be missed.

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Additional Information
Proximity to airport: 28km to Kerikeri Airport
Proximity to town: 3km to Paihia
Proximity to coach/bus: 3km to Paihia
Parking: Parking is available next to the main entrance to the grounds, including disabled parking
Cancellation Policy
Physical Address
Tau Henare Drive,
Waitangi, Northland
New Zealand

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