19.Walking in New Zealand: 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.
Views from the residency lawns
Views from the residency lawns
Te Whare Runanga The meeting house was opened during the Treaty Centenary Celebrations in 1940
Ngatokimatawhaorua 35 metres long, Launched in 1940, requires at least 76 paddlers