Whare Waka Café

Feel like a coffee, bite to eat or a refreshing drink whilst exploring the Waitangi Treaty Grounds? Pop into our on-site café.

Opening hours: 8am – 4pm, 7 days a week

Whare Waka Café is fully licenced and offers a wide selection of cabinet and a la carte food. Choose from the cosy ambience indoors or the outdoor area surrounded by ferns and native trees and overlooking the waka taua (ceremonial war canoe) and the Pacific Ocean.

Whare Waka Café is available to hire for wedding receptions and events throughout the year. With a range of catering options to suit all occasions.

In summer (November to April) the café also offers a traditional Māori hāngi dinner on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday evenings.

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Whare Waka Café

Mother’s Day High Tea

Treat your mum to High Tea at Whare Waka Cafe this Mother’s Day.

When: Sunday 13 May, 10am – 3pm
Where: Whare Waka Cafe, Waitangi Treaty Grounds
Price: $35.00 per person or $60.00 for two people

Bookings and pre-payment are essential on 0800 9248 2644 ext. 252 or wharewakacafe@waitangi.org.nz

Terms & Conditions:
Available Sunday 13 May only, between 10am and 3pm.
High Tea at Whare Waka Cafe

High Tea Menu

Savoury Delights

Cucumber, cream cheese, dill & smoked salmon bites

Pork, fennel & spinach sausage rolls

Finger Sandwiches

Radish, cream cheese, chives & toasted sesame

Honeycured ham & devilled egg

Lemon & thyme chicken with pickled carrot and cranberry sauce

Mini Scones

Served with whipped cream & jam


Mini jaffa cakes with chocolate cream

Chocolate brownie

Served with your choice of loose leaf tea.
Add a glass of bubbly for $7

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