Walking in New Zealand: Waitangi


img-5291.jpg  The treaty was signed in front of the residency at Waitangi.

On the 6th of february 1840, a treaty was made between the Maori chiefs and the British Government, that forms the basis of the State of New Zealand

The treaty was signed in front of the residency at Waitangi.


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Views from the residency lawns


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Views from the residency lawns


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Te Whare Runanga The meeting house was opened during the Treaty Centenary Celebrations in 1940


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Ngatokimatawhaorua 35 metres long, Launched in 1940, requires at least 76 paddlers