Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Overlooking the stunning Bay of Islands, Waitangi offers an authentic, inspiring and interactive cultural experience that encompasses powerful Māori cultural performances in a beautifully carved meeting house. Enjoy the contemporary award-winning museum and visitor centre, lush native forest and gardens, interactive carving studio, traditional Māori waka (canoe) and hāngi (traditional feast). Here is where you will uncover the story of New Zealand’s history and the story of two peoples coming together as one under the Treaty of Waitangi, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, at this award-winning national attraction.