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Address: 1 Tau Henare Dr, Paihia, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 09 402 7437
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Description: Waitangi Treaty Grounds, New Zealand's most important historic site, is...
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 an absolute must-see for all visitors to the North, international and New Zealanders alike. Attractions include the historic Treaty House, a giant flagstaff, a unique fully carved Maori meeting house and the the world's largest single-hulled canoe (waka). Guided tours and cultural performances run at regular intervals throughout the day. Open daily except Christmas.
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A very interesting historical site. The grounds are well kept and the Maori spirit and historical background are well presented. Very informative. A must for every visitor from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

A very interesting historical site. The grounds are well kept and the Maori spirit and historical background are well presented. Very informative. A must for every visitor from abroad as well as every New Zealander.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Lovely grounds, and you'll get a thorough idea of Maori culture and traditions upon touring the area.

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Leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Very historical. Great place to visit, lots of information staff very helpful and the grounds are lovely.

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Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A hugely important site for New Zealanders and one I had never visited before coming from the South Island. Very well done and with excellent tours that are an absolute must.

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Las Palmas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Arriving at 4.00pm we were advised to come back the next day as an hour is too short and at that time there was no maori concert. The next we took the tour and found it very informative, and to add the weather was better. The Maori concert party at the end was excellent, complete with the welcome challange and... More 

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West Sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Brilliant cultural performance and tour was excellent. Tour guide was fantastic.Excellent value for money

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Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

It is so nice to have a guide that is so passionate about her subject that she gives so much more to the tour than the basic information. It was a delight to be taken around and have all your questions answered - even the ones off topic. Anyone who visits New Zealand has to make this a must on... More 

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Ammanford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This isn't just history - these people are so keen to share their culture too. We visited on a rainy winters day & still came away entranced

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Matamata, N.Z
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Historic Treaty House set on acres of lovely lawns and gardens overlooking the wonderful harbour in Paihia and looking out to the many islands. Tour of house is SO interesting and well worth a visit.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Had been to visit many years ago, but took our son who is too young to remember. Engaging staff who worked hard to ensure we got the most out of our visit. We toured the grounds ourselves and took in the cultural show. The young men and women performed amazingly. Extremely talented and made sure that they included all the... More 

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Address: 1 Tau Henare Dr, Paihia, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 09 402 7437
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia

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