Travel Blogs from Waitangi, New Zealand

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Scary Carpets, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Scary Carpets

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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The four of us leave Vikki's and make our way to Whitianga where New Zealand's founding treaty between Maori chiefs and European settlers was signed. (Quite apt due to the circumstances, we thought.) Mark, being a Kiwi, gets in for free. (positive ...

The Return of the Treaty Grounds.., Waitangi, The Bay of Islands, New Zealand travel blog

The Return of the Treaty Grounds..

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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I took a walk across the bay and over to the Treaty grounds in Waitangi today to see more of what I had missed last week. The weather was gorgeous too which was a bonus. For a modest entrance fee you certainly get a lot for your money. It started ...

Birth of New Zealand, Waitangi and Russell, New Zealand travel blog

Birth of New Zealand

A travel blog entry by ad-in-nz

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... .  In 1840 he (along with hosted a gathering of 35 northern chiefs who signed the Declaration of the independence of New Zealand.  Magnificent views across the Bay of Islands make this a truly magical place.  Although the house has been ...

Waitangi Treat Grounds, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Waitangi Treat Grounds

A travel blog entry by lauranikol

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Visited exquisite culture show in the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and learned a great deal from the guide about the Maori/English history, he put it across in a way that suited everybody there. Very descriptive talk and a memorable experience . Then the ...

‘Eclipse…‘, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

‘Eclipse…‘

A travel blog entry by nias-adventures

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The next morning we all woke at 8! Lovely night’s sleep, I think we’re all over the jet lag now (may have been the beers).  Socks decided to come into the campervan to spend breakfast with us. After much mewing, we gave Socks some ...

W A I T A N G I - North Island, New Zealand, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

W A I T A N G I - North Island, New Zealand

A travel blog entry by jjndotr

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Onto Coromandel!, Waitangi and Russell, New Zealand travel blog

Onto Coromandel!

A travel blog entry by ad-in-nz

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A few minutes looking again at the map persuaded us to travel a little further than we'd originally envisaged and head for The Coromandel Peninsular (Coromandel is named after the ship that brought the first, mostly Scots emigrants to the area).This ...

Haruru Falls and Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Haruru Falls and Waitangi Treaty Grounds

A travel blog entry by jewels1864

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... her my extra pantry items, like my eggs, oil, and saran wrap.     And that was it, my final night in New Zealand :( I really don't want to leave! It just feels like home here.  Lyrics of the Day: "I don't need you to worry ...

Waitangi and Northland, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Waitangi and Northland

A travel blog entry by binghams

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... today for warlike purposes rather than merely show! We had a great guided tour around the site and for us, Waitangi is a real symbol of New Zealand unity. There is an acceptance that it's peoples originate from different corners of the World but ...

Day 187: Waitangi, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Day 187: Waitangi

A travel blog entry by williampotter

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... is Waitangi. On a site marked by a flagstaff here on 6 February 1840 43 Maori chiefs agreed to sign a treaty that effectively turned New Zealand over to the protection of the British Empire. Not entirely one-sided, the treaty was in part requested by the ...

Bay of Islands, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by littlelow

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... you find yourselves out this way, start to plan another way than the I SITE to get around!!!! We looked around Paihia, then to Waitangi where we decided to stay on a lovely campsite with some lovely views across the bay, we did a walk the next day which ...

Waitangi and the Mangroves, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Waitangi and the Mangroves

A travel blog entry by sahs

... of Russell (which was nicknamed the "Hellhole of the Pacific" in the 1800's.) The treaty of Waitangi, signed in the 1840's, brought New Zealand under the protection of the British crown.  This occured because a Frenchman, who had purchased as ...

On the Road Again, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

On the Road Again

A travel blog entry by indianajill

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... , now we know why those hubcaps are tied on!   With lots of luck we make it to our first stop at Whangarei, New Zealand's warmest city .  The most photographed waterfall in New Zealand is located here, so of course I must go there to take some ...

waitangi, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

waitangi

A travel blog entry by pruepayne

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Chatham Islands, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Chatham Islands

A travel blog entry by liz_turner

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... to the local shop to not buy another sweatshirt - but did get a vest top - who else has a Chatham Island top? Once my New Zealand money was all spent (postcards written/ sweets bought/ the odd brightly coloured pen) - then someone told me that the hotel ...

North to Bay of Islands, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

North to Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by ajbatty

... everywhere (the town had fine views and beaches onto the bay, but was obviously a big tourist spot), we crossed the bridge to Waitangi and ended up next to a golf course only a few hundred yards from the famous Treaty Grounds. There we stopped and cooked ...

Jul 04, 2011, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Jul 04, 2011

A travel blog entry by monikaitomek

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What's the time?, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

What's the time?

A travel blog entry by antandruthybabe

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Difficult to get internet access on these deserted beaches! We have been busy seeing lots of places so not a lot of time to write. The pictures will have to tell the story, also things have been going smoothly so no tales to tell. We are staying in a ...

Sailing to the Bay of Islands, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Sailing to the Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by mccritec

So far smooth sailing ....heading to the North Island of New Zealand. Quite a long distance, and many passengers (1100+) are Australian. Not sure what I was expecting but surprises me. I was on this ship years ago sailing the Panama Canal. I liked it ...

Kings's Cruise and Nothern Cultural Night, Paihia and Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Kings's Cruise and Nothern Cultural Night

A travel blog entry by kayray1183

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... Cultural Show and had a blast. Was picked up by a bus and greeted by the producer himself. When we got to the Waitangi Treaty house we went through a traditional meeting between Maori and any visitor...and if I must say... a little scary (complete with ...

Kia Ora, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Kia Ora

A travel blog entry by alexsbigdayout

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I was Born on Waitangi Day..., Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

I was Born on Waitangi Day...

A travel blog entry by rozlesch

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... pay a visit to the Treaty Grounds. It’s such a small place, and yet it played such a big part in New Zealand’s history. The picturesque little settlement just down the road from Paihia in Northland is peaceful, pretty and somewhat remote, but ...

Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Waitangi Treaty Grounds

A travel blog entry by nz_mana

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... und sind weiter nach Waitangi, dem Geburtsort von Neuseeland, und haben den Waitangi Treaty Grounds (ein großes Areal mit dem Treaty House, einem Maori-Versammlungshaus und einem 35 m langen Maori-Kriegskanu) einen Besuch für 25 NZD pro Person ...

North to Bay of Islands, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

North to Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by johnmyers2

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... ;  Driving through the hinterland of the North Island gave us an opportunity to see how the land was settled and used. New Zealand's economy is heavily agricultural and export focused. The land is rolling and hilly and was heavily wooded before being ...

Pacific Ocean and the Bay of Islands, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Pacific Ocean and the Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by altheclem

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... take another 24 hours, still as long as it works that's OK. When we got to Paihia, which is the small town just before Waitangi and our hotel, Roger suggested we stopped at Woolworths and got some food and drink to use at the hotel. He said the food ...

World Cruise Day #39, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

World Cruise Day #39

A travel blog entry by ryanhamer1

Today we are in a place called Bay of Islands, which is a bunch of 144 islands at the most northern tip of New Zealand. It was a tender port which meant we had to get across via our boats. They decided not to permit crew shore leave due to how long it ...

Waitangi - > Omapere, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Waitangi - > Omapere

A travel blog entry by travelove

Przemieszczanie sie po tych regionach wyspy to pokonywanie dlugosci nie wiekszych niz 100km dziennie. Porownujac do 300-400km/dzien na poludniowej wyspie daje nam to duzo wolnego czasu, ktory trzeba jakos zagospodarowac. Dlatego po leniwym poranku ...

Bay of Islands, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by mccritec

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All 144 of ...

Maori, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Maori

A travel blog entry by nemonema

Vanuit Russell vertrokken met de camper op de ferry. In Waitangi waar we de Waitangi treaty grounds bezocht. Op deze belangrijke plaats voor de maori werd in 1840 de treaty met de engelsen ondertekend. We hebben hier een rondleiding gehad met een gids. ...

lovely walk, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

lovely walk

A travel blog entry by juandstu

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... as up until now we have mainly been city dwelling. This morning we went for a lovely walk along the coastline heading north from Waitangi, the views are stunning with lots of interesting bays and headlands. We walked along the coast for 1-2 hours and then ...

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