Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi

Discover fascinating exhibitions and state-of-the-art learning spaces at Te Kōngahu - Museum of Waitangi.

Included in the Waitangi Treaty Grounds Day Pass, entry to the Museum of Waitangi lets you delve deeper into the stories and artefacts behind New Zealand’s most important historic site.

Stories of Waitangi are brought to life through world class exhibitions, using state-of-the-art technology to offer a museum experience like no other. Learn about the history of Waitangi and its significance as a place to both Māori and non-Māori people. Experience the document that changed the face of the nation - The Treaty of Waitangi - through a fully interactive multimedia display. And marvel at the taonga or treasures on display, as you unravel their significance to the story of our country’s founding.

Enhance your enjoyment of a visit to Waitangi Treaty Grounds, by visiting the Museum of Waitangi.

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Entry to the Museum of Waitangi is included in the Waitangi Treaty Grounds Day Pass.

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Permanent exhibition: Ko Waitangi Tēnei This is Waitangi

Ko Waitangi Tenei

Entering on the ground floor, you’ll encounter the museum’s main exhibition: Ko Waitangi Tēnei - This is Waitangi. As you progress through the exhibition, the growth of the relationship between Māori and the British unfolds, leading to the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. As you move further, you’ll discover the ways in which this unique document has shaped our nation over the course of nearly two centuries, right up to the present day.

Temporary exhibition: Waitangi Wahine

Waitangi Wrangle by Tracey Tawhiao

Developed by Upper Hutt’s Expressions Whirinaki Arts and Entertainment Centre, Waitangi Wahine is an exhibition featuring the work of five female Māori artists with reputations for pushing boundaries. The exhibition runs until April 2017.

The exhibition showcases works by Robyn Kahukiwa, Linda Munn, Suzanne Tamaki, Tracey Tawhiao and Andrea Hopkins. The artworks respond to the impact of the Treaty and its effect on Māori today. Together the artists provide political statements on this debate, on the significance and status of New Zealand’s founding document, and the intention, spirit or principles of the Treaty.

Museum of Waitangi Prices

Entry to the Museum of Waitangi is included in the Waitangi Treaty Grounds Day Pass.

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