Waitangi Treaty Grounds Hangi Dinner and Concert with Admission

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Highlights & inclusions

SEASONAL : November to March only
Cultural Performance
Special Dining Experience
Hangi meal

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Fri, Apr 19, 2024

What you can expect

This great value package allows visitors to the Bay of Islands access to all the historical wonders of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds combined with an entertaining and interactive cultural performance and a traditional Hangi-style meal. Visiting the Waitangi Treaty Grounds is an essential itinerary item for anyone who wants to gain a true appreciation for the origins of "Modern New Zealand", with the site featuring numerous informative and educational displays and presentations that help garner perspective on NZ's traditional Maori culture. With the addition of the newly opened Museum of Waitangi, the historical learning capabilities are further enhanced through the use of multi media and visual displays. This package features a live cultural performance that is both entertaining and powerful, and features an emphasis on audience interaction and engagement that helps add to the experience. Capping off the combo is a traditionally-prepared Hangi meal that showcases authentic methods and ingredients of food preparation - and is truly tasty to boot! All these elements combine to make for one of the most comprehensive and enjoyable cultural experiences to be had in NZ - so don't hesitate to book yourself a Waitangi Treaty Grounds combo online today.

Location

What you need to know

Inclusions
  • Guided tour 50 mins – one of our local guided , many of which are descended from those who signed the treaty tell the story of the journey of Māori and European arrival in to New Zealand. Taking in the flagstaff( the spot where the treaty was signed), the Treaty House, the carved meeting house and the world’s largest ceremonial war canoe.
  • Cultural Experience 30 mins - Experience a fun filled and spine tingling performance of singing, poi, stick games, Maori weaponry, as well as the famous haka. All performances begin with a traditional Māori powhiri (welcome/challenge) outside the carved Meeting House. After the show meet the performers, ask questions and take photos with the team.
  • Access to Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi – a state of the art Museum built in 2016 which explains the events leading up to the Treaty and beyond
  • Access to Te Rau Aroha/ The price of Citizenship Museum - a memorial to the Maori Battalions built in 2019
  • Pass is valid for 2 days
Highlights
  • Visit New Zealand's most important historic site and enjoy the panoramic views of the beautiful Bay of Islands
  • Bring your visit alive with a Guided Tour, Cultural Performance and Hāngi & Concert
  • The Museum of Waitangi enhances your Waitangi Treaty Grounds experience by introducing the story of the area and its people through the use of multi-media and visual displays
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds has a year round calendar of cultural performances, public events and displays of the nation’s most important historical treasures
  • Extensive park-like grounds with abundant native bird life, heritage gardens, trees, and mangrove boardwalk
  • Stunning sea views of the Bay of Islands
Seasons
  • The Hāngi & Concert is available from 1st November - 31st March
  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays
Operating Hours
  • The Hāngi & Concert is available from 1st November - 31st March
  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays
Location
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds __Driving directions__
  • From Auckland take State Highway One north, following the Twin Coast Discovery tourist route, 165 km to Whangarei. Continue on SH1 approximately 60 km further north, to the point where SH1 bends left to the town of Kawakawa. Follow the signs straight ahead at this junction, a further 15 km to Paihia. The waterfront road through Paihia arrives at a roundabout. Waitangi Treaty Grounds is signposted straight ahead, across a narrow vehicle bridge. Driving time approximately 3 hours __From Bay of Islands airport (Kerikeri)__
  • Drive south on State Highway 10 approximately 10 km. At the Puketona junction turn off left, signposted to Paihia, approximately 18 km to the oceanfront roundabout. Turn left to Waitangi Treaty Grounds
Additional Information
  • __Hangi and Concert is an evening Experience from 6pm – 8.30pm. Departure from our onsite Whare Waka Café.__ __(NB WE WILL NOT OPERATE THIS PRODUCT FROM 2nd to 14th FEBRUARY 2024 DUE TO WAITANGI DAY COMMITMENTS) .__
  • Join us for a summer’s evening of authentic Māori cultural performance, and savour the unique taste of a traditional hāngi dinner.
  • Enjoy a complimentary drink on arrival as you mix and mingle in the outdoor setting of Whare Waka Café
  • Our charismatic and informative host will guide you through the evening’s events
  • Watch as our expert hāngi chef unveils your dinner and explains the traditional cooking process
  • Be transported back in time on a short bush walk, where you will be approached by Māori warriors and experience a traditional challenge (wero)
  • Our performing arts group Te Pitowhenua will entertain you with a high energy cultural performance
  • Enjoy a delicious buffet Hangi dinner and steamed pudding for dessert.
Terms And Conditions
  • Please note that activities, times and prices may be subject to change
  • Day Pass is valid on the same or next day of your Hāngi & Concert experience
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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  • We are committed to sustainability
  • We have an approved Science Based Target
  • We use third party verified standards
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$138.00AUD
or 4 x $34.50 with more info
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to experience
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