The Waitangi Treaty April 4th 2007 Pahia is a place of great importance to New Zealanders as it is where the Waitangi Treaty was signed. This was the treaty that united the Maori tribes and the european settlers, and created an independent New Zealand. In the morning we visited the site where the treaty was signed. This was really interesting and taught us a lot about Maori culture and heritage. We were also lucky enough to witness ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Bay of Islands » Paihia The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
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