We visited the treaty grounds on our recent trip to Paihia! We arrived in time for the first tour at 10 and were treated to a great guide who was engaging with the group as well as providing all of the need to know facts....More
About Waitangi Treaty Grounds
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This was an outstanding visit. I thought we would kind of just blow in and out, having no idea just how extensive the presentations were. We ended up spending hours and hours. The visitors' center, the museum, the grounds, the gift shop, and (in the...More
Walked 2km from Paihia easy. Spent most day wandering around after guided tour great guy real character. Then cultural performance great too. Museum done really well easy to spend couple hours in here. Gift shop quite expensive. Go if you get chance.
Fabulous evening, commentary glass of wine, explanation of hangi cooking and lifting of the food to start with. Welcome procedure walking up through the bush with the challenge, conch shell call and koauau sounds mixed with birds and bush was beautiful experience. I have not...More
As we came in via a cruise ship they offered a 20% discount on the entry fee. The entry fee included a guided tour with an extremely knowledgeable guide, a fantastic cultural performance and the chance to wander through the very new, interactive museum and...More
The museum is the real highlight here. So informative and presented in a variety of accessible ways. We could have spent a day just in the museum.
The Hangi was fabulous. The walk through the bush with challenges from the Maori chiefs was very exciting with Maori calls all around. The concert was the highlight for me. The tribute to the 25th Maori Battalion was very emotional and their performance was excellent....More
Our tour guide Kaz was hilarious, with a dry sense of humour. If you're doing the tour, keep in mind that you won't be taken inside the House of Assembly during the tour, so if you're keen to go inside, don't do the tour around...More