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Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House

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Waitangi National Trust Estate, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7437
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Bay of Islands Day Tour from Auckland
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“meeting house” (11 reviews)
“guided tour” (18 reviews)
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Waitangi National Trust Estate, New Zealand
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+64 9-402 7437
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"cultural performance"
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"war canoe"
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"new zealanders"
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"high energy"
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"sense of humour"
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"admission fee"
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"great place to visit"
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"easy walk"
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"culture"
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The story of how New Zealand was born is told here, and told well, without any cultural bias. It is told in a modern museum, with great use of technology - and it will take much longer than you think, so wear comfortable shoes. The...More

1  Thank Mike D
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

A superb Museum ,excellent information on Walls and the Movies which go every 15 mins in most cases are well worth watching.Some of the exhibits have been preserved so well ,we thoroughly enjoyed wandering through at our own pace ,which took at least two hours...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I was so impressed with the whole visit to the Treaty grounds. We had a day pass $20 for New Zealand residents and $40 for the rest. Our visit began with the high energy polished performance of Maori action songs, poi and sticks etc, Maori...More

Thank Jenny M
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

A good guided tour should give people more than they would get from looking at displays, or at least give a sense of the stories of the place they are visiting. We did not find this the case. This place is an important site for...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

You get a guided tour guide. Lots of info he shared. Well looked after place Really lovely area A must see I think

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

This was our first visit to the "new" museum and we were very impressed with the whole experience. Excellent quality of information and displays. The early history of NZ is outlined very well and provides good insight for those who are open to challenge their...More

Thank Pat D
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This was where the birth of New Zealand occurred. It's great to be able to intake the history and to walk the grounds where it happened. They have set it up nicely where we were greeted by Maori playing their traditional ball game. Went through...More

1  Thank Patrick L
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

To stand where the original treaty was signed granting the Maori claims on their land is a great stet to a tour of NZ. The show is very well done and not at all tacky. Check out the canoe which holds close to 90 people....More

Thank 128andrewh
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

We had stopped at Waitangi at the nearby Copthorne Hotel and it was just a short walk to the Treaty Grounds and Museum. It was the reason we stayed at Waitangi. I was surprised at the entry fee but I guess although a very historic...More

Thank 52Mustang51
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

The museum was recommended by our B&B host, but we weren't as impressed by the museum itself, as by the grounds around it, the mansion on the hill, and the amazing view. The museum was very dark, with quite an oppressive feel about it, but...More

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