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“Great informative site.”

Waitangi Treaty Grounds
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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.
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“Great informative site.”
Reviewed January 16, 2012

Free for Kiwis. Well thought out and presented site with fantastic information. There is a lovely walk through native forest environment as well.

Visited January 2012
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“History & Tranquility”
Reviewed January 13, 2012

A fantastic place to visit to learn history, view artifacts and just enjoy the tranquil setting. Amazing views across the bay and great areas for walking and relaxing

Visited January 2012
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great place”
Reviewed January 12, 2012

Nice grounds and great history worth the visit. The restoration of these grounds is to be commended

Visited January 2012
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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“Interesting history”
Reviewed January 12, 2012

The grounds are lovely with beautiful springtime gardens for walking, but the added attractions of the canoes made from gigantic Kauri logs, the Marae, the treaty house and the movie which explained the signing of the treaty made the experience even more pleasant.

Visited November 2011
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Worth a visit to learn about NZ history”
Reviewed January 9, 2012

Not to be missed, so much history and culture. Very interesting, make use of the guide costs extra and well worth it.

Visited January 2012
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