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Waitangi Treaty Grounds

1 Tau Henare Dr, Paihia, New Zealand
64 09 402 7437
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Ranked #1 of 6 attractions in Paihia
Type: Gardens, Historic Sites
Owner description: Waitangi Treaty Grounds, New Zealand's most important historic site, is where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed between the British Crown and the... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

the maoris have had a torrid history but here at Waitangi it is peaceful .well looked afterif you are into maori history this is the place to go to

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

As a family of five, I usually feel that almost tourist attractions are costly. All the kids were free of charge at Waitangi Treaty Grounds, even our 15 yo who is hall charged at adult rates. I am so lad we paid for the tour guide to take us around. The authenticity of her knowledge was obvious and she was... More

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melboutne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Very beautiful informative place. The gardens were immaculate & the views of the bay was amazing. Such a peaceful place to visit.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Excellent value. Well worth paying the extra cost for cultural performance and guided tour. Our guided was highly knowledgeable. Thank you Joe. Cultural perforamce truly special to be a part of. If had more time would have come back for a second time.

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Coles Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Our visit was a very enjoyable experience. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and interesting and the cultural performance was very enjoyable and professional. The grounds are beautiful. So glad we went!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Good for a little visit, nothing too exciting but worth a visit - perfect for couples, families, group trips

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Ulverstone
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

It looked like the organisers of the facility did not know we were coming. The information given was excellent but we had to leave quickly in order to be at our next location. bit disapointed in this part of the planning. A great place to take the time and soak up the special feelings that the locations gives you. Very... More

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

The Treaty Grounds are a 'must visit' they are beautifully kept in perfect condition, the place is peaceful and un rushed and the views over the Bay of Islands are amazing. It's all very informative and easy to understand and the cultural performances was well worth the extra $10 .

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Bishopsteignton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

The Waitangi Day celebrations were very good and, despite the very wet weather, everyone seemed to be happy and having a good time. The Waitangi Grounds and historical structures are very interesting.

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Papakura
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We found the Treaty grounds to be very informative and enjoyable. I would totally recommend anyone to go see it for themselves.

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