Travel Blogs from Waitangi, New Zealand

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The mainland of the bay., Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

The mainland of the bay.

A travel blog entry by leon_hazenoot

Drove around to the main land side of the bay. Visiting Maori Treaty House where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed on February 6, ...

Cruising The Bay of Islands, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Cruising The Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by altheclem

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... boat stopped at Russell on its way back and we all got off so we could have a look round. Russell had been to capital of New Zealand for a short time when the Europeans first arrived in  the islands.  It  was  once known as the " Hell ...

Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Waitangi Treaty Grounds

A travel blog entry by misa-ondra

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... je to jen kousíček do Waitangi Treaty Grounds, což je místo, kde byla v roce 1840 podepsaná slavná Treaty of Waitangi, smlouva mezi Brity a maorskými náčelníky, která pro Novozélanďany představuje něco jako ...

the driving begins, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

the driving begins

A travel blog entry by juandstu

Up early today to wander through Albert Park to look at the clock tower and the queen Vic statue. Stu had to buy a more manly rucksack as my one is just too flowery and small for him to wear. It was then back to the Esquires coffee shop (with free ...

Waitangi 2nd-6th Oct - Peter, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Waitangi 2nd-6th Oct - Peter

A travel blog entry by priyaandpeter

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... a state of pregnancy! From vegetation of ferns, yucca-like cabbage plants and beech trees the ever varying and surprising landscape of New Zealand changed again, to that of mangrove trees. Crossing over the right hand fork of the river to the middle bank ...

Sea day... Another 24 hours before land!, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Sea day... Another 24 hours before land!

A travel blog entry by mccritec

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Looks like New Zealand weather will be cooler than Sydney. Low 70's. Time zone change again last night, now 19 hours ahead of Topeka. Makes me wonder what jet lag will be like when ...

Heilige Staette hoch im Norden, Cape Reinga & Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Heilige Staette hoch im Norden

A travel blog entry by micha-unterwegs

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... , noch ein paar Runden auf dem 90 Mile Beach zu fahren. Solche Wege faehrt man gerne... Einige Tage spaeter besuchten wir Waitangi, dort wurde das Threatment mit den Maori geschlossen, das NZ als Nation erschuf und der britischen Krone unterlegte. Durch ...

A cultural treat, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

A cultural treat

A travel blog entry by amio_campers

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... we visited another waterfall – Rainbow falls. Which was cool for a mooch around and some photographs, before moving on to Waitangi to the treaty grounds. For those that don't know, this is where the Waitangi Treaty was signed almost 200 years ago, ...

Birthplace of modern NZ, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Birthplace of modern NZ

A travel blog entry by bdyer

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A few days after arriving in Auckland, we drove north to the historic site (Waitangi) where 'The queen’ (via her governor general) signed the country’s founding agreement with about 600 Maori chiefs. This agreement sort of ceded the land to ...

Exploring the Kiwi Culture, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Exploring the Kiwi Culture

A travel blog entry by seat32

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... so today we went to the Waitangi National Reserve to find out a bit more about the Kiwis - the Treaty of Waitangi was signed here that made New Zealand a nation. From there we headed on a 5km walk to Haruru Falls. The walk was theu the woods and a ...

the Waitangi Treaty along the way to Waitomo, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

the Waitangi Treaty along the way to Waitomo

A travel blog entry by andreat

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... only person interested in this tour. She was Maori herself, and really helped me to understand the Maori's a bit more. The Waitangi Treaty was drafted by an English man, and translated into Maori by a missionary. The missionary then took the treaty ...

First stop - Bay of Islands, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

First stop - Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by bron.k

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Art and Mosaics, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Art and Mosaics

A travel blog entry by becca-weit-weg

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... on a hike due to the weather. So instead we went to the fernery which contains the largest collection of native ferns in New Zealand (according to Rough Guide). Afterwards we went to Kawakawa to look at the toiletes designed by the artist Hundertwasser. ...

The Treaty, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

The Treaty

A travel blog entry by marboj

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... engelsmännen och Maorierna slöt fördrag om ett gemensamt land. Detta var det som gjorde Nya Zealands till det land de är idag. Waitangi är egentligen bara en park med huset som Englands utsände bodde i på Nya Zealand. Där ligger även en helig ...

waitangi, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

waitangi

A travel blog entry by beckycleere

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Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Waitangi Treaty Grounds

A travel blog entry by debsrtwjourney

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... Governor-General Lord Bledisloe and his wife, and was given in trust – through the Waitangi National Trust they established - to the New Zealand people.  The land includes the surrounding Waitangi Endowment Forest, which consists of commercial ...

Waitangi and Beyond, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Waitangi and Beyond

A travel blog entry by turutia

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... on grounds is a Maori meeting house built for the 1940 centenary celebration and it has been designed to represent all the iwi (tribes) of New Zealand.  So the house is a reflection of the art of each of the iwi and is really gorgeous. Armed with no ...

Waitangi, Northland, NZ, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Waitangi, Northland, NZ

A travel blog entry by thiskiwiflies

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... Waitangi Day, I can imagine all the people already.   We had lunch at the cafe, walked around the treaty grounds, went through the treaty house, saw the largest waka in New Zealand and marvelled at the things I couldn't afford in the visitors' ...

Finally I Write!, Waitangi, New Zealand travel blog

Finally I Write!

A travel blog entry by squigglewiggle

ok so things i have discovered about new zealand   1) despite me havin a fone, it wont accept international calls cuz good old jersey telecom need to update somin, an that most places dont have network coverage anyway 2) internet connection is few an ...

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