Waitangi welcomes you on a journey of discovery through Aotearoa New Zealand’s most important site. Explore the two contemporary museums – Te Rau Aroha and Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi, the Treaty House, Te Whare Rūnanga, traditional Māori waka taua and enjoy a full programme of tours and cultural performances.

Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi holds a collection of stories and taonga (treasured objects) which bring to life the history of Waitangi. Discover world-class interactive displays and enjoy the temporary gallery featuring touring exhibitions.

Te Rau Aroha was opened in 2020 and commemorates the service and sacrifice of Māori in the NZ Armed Forces, sharing stories of heroism, loss and restoration from the world wars and subsequent conflicts.

Visitors to Waitangi Treaty Grounds purchase Admission which includes a guided tour (50 minutes), a Māori cultural performance (30 minutes), entry to the two museums, historic buildings and the world’s largest ceremonial waka.

The award-winning Waitangi Treaty Grounds is a must-do for all visitors to the Bay of Islands.

Children (up to 18yrs) free if accompanied by parent or caregiver


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