All of us can discover, experience and enjoy the fascinating stories of Northland’s Landmarks Whenua Tohunga.
The earliest encounters between Māori and Pākehā happened at places like the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Kororipo Heritage Park and Rangihoua Heritage Park. From the tension and triumphs sparked by two cultures coming together, today’s New Zealand was born.
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Explore Ruapekapeka Pā, the site of the final battle of the New Zealand Wars in the North.
Pompallier Mission is New Zealand’s oldest industrial building and only surviving pioneer printery and tannery.
The light reflecting off the crystalline rocks once helped guide the earliest waka to a safe landfall in this new homeland.
Stand at the very spot where the Treaty of Waitangi, our founding document, was signed by Māori chiefs and the British Crown on 6 February 1840.
On the shores of the Hokianga Harbour, Māngungu was established as a Wesleyan mission station in 1828 under the invitation and protection of the Māori leader Patuone.
At Rangihoua Heritage Park you can explore New Zealand’s first planned European settlement, a place where Māori and Europeans lived side by side.
Here at Te Waimate you will find the remains of a model English village built by missionaries.
Set in the Kerikeri Basin, Kororipo Heritage Park is a place where Māori and Europeans lived side by side to trade and learn from each other.
A glimpse into the fascinating life and aspirations of an early colonial family.
Updated on 19th January 2018