Discover, experience and enjoy the places that have shaped our nation and created our stories.

Whether you’re a New Zealander or a visitor, you can gain a deeper understanding of who we were and who we are today by visiting Landmarks sites.



Māngungu Mission, site of the third and largest signing of the Treaty of Waitangi (photo by Grant Sheehan) and Ken Gillespie promoting Hayes Engineering Works (photo by Claudia Babirat).


Northland is home to many significant sites that helped shape our nation, and was the first region to become part of the Landmarks programme. Discover the Northland Landmarks.


We've extended Landmarks into the Otago region with more sites to be added. Discover the Otago Landmarks.


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Historic Oamaru is about to celebrate its recognition as a Landmarks Whenua Tohunga site on 23 March. Join us for the celebrations - learn more on our events page.


We're currently recruiting for a Programme Manager, Landmarks Whenua Tohunga. Learn more here - applications close on Tuesday 27 March.


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