Waitangi Day is a public holiday marking the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi - the Treaty of Waitangi. Find out what's happening in the Greater Wellington Region here and brush up on your history here.
NEW ZEALAND: Waitangi. Treaty House and grounds: the site where the Treaty of Waitangi was first signed on the of February (Photo: Goldie painting of Tamati Waka Nene from Treasures - Waitangi National Trust.
History: Waitangi Day, held on Feb (my birthday!), is a national holiday celebrating the Treaty of Waitangi between the Maori and British in It’s a peaceful day and people usually relax outside and barbeque.
A story book for New Zealand years (aged that introduces and explains the Treaty of Waitangi and Waitangi Day in language young children can understand. Ideal for the start of your discussion on Waitangi Day.