Waitangi Day
i tenei whenua

i tenei whenua

Mihi Tēnēi te mihi ki te kaihanga i te timatanga, nāna te rangi e tū nei, nāna te papa e takato nei. Nāna ngā maunga pokapoka kapua, nāna ngā puna waiora, ngā awa, ngā...

culture

culture

Today we mark 178 years since the first signatures were put to the Treaty of Waitangi on Thursday 6 February 1840. Rightly this day is a public holiday in New Zealand,...

Waitangi 175

Waitangi 175

School is back after our NZ summer break, and on Friday of this week we mark 175 years since the first signatures were put to the Treaty of Waitangi on Thursday 6...

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