Discover our birthplace – Te Pitowhenua, New Zealand’s most historic site where, in 1840, the Treaty of Waitangi was signed between Maori chiefs and the British Crown. Join us on a guided tour and walk in the footsteps of our ancestors. Be amazed by Ngatokimatawhaorua, the world’s largest ceremonial war canoe. Step inside the Treaty House and learn about the treasures within. Visit Te Whare Runanga, the unique carved Maori Meeting House. Enjoy native birds, heritage gardens and stunning scenery! Paid entry, valid for two consecutive days, includes free souvenir guide and 20-minute local history movie. Entry is free for New Zealand residents (ID required).
Operating hours: Daily from 9am (except Christmas Day). Price: Adult $25, Child $12 (includes souvenir guide and local history movie).