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What's happening at Waitangi

Waitangi Treaty Grounds has a year round calendar of cultural performances, public events and displays of the nation’s most important historical treasures.

We regularly welcome new exhibitions to the museum’s temporary gallery so there is always something new to see, even for our frequent visitors.

See below for upcoming events, or here for our current Downloadable Event Programme

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Maartje Abbenhuis

Book Launch and Seminar

2pm, Sunday 3rd November 2019

Maarte Abbenhuis is returning the Waitangi Treaty Grounds for her second time to celebrate her new book The First Age of Industrial Globalization, An International History 1815 – 1918. 

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Upcoming Exhibition

Raranga Matihiko

Opening 8th November – 8th December 2019

An exhibition of Digital Tapestry Woven by students retelling their past and present to envisage the future. This exhibition celebrates over one year of Waitangi Treaty Grounds working in partnership with Te papa, Auckland Museum and MTG Hawke’s Bay to deliver innovative digital technologies to those with limited digital learning opportunities.

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Current Exhibition

Divine Remains

Opening Saturday 10th August – 3rd November 2019

A bold and enchanting display of flower pressing, by photographer David Lupton accompanied by poetic connotations by award-winning Central American poet, Leonel Alvarado.

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New Zealand's national day

Waitangi Day celebrations

Every 6 February

On Waitangi Day the Waitangi Treaty Grounds closes its buildings for the day and the grounds become the location for the Waitangi Day Festival.