Why Waitangi…

In 1934 up to 10,000 Māori gathered at Waitangi for celebrations after General Lord Bledisloe gifted the Treaty House and grounds to the nation in 1932. 1960 saw the introduction of a national day to commemorate the signing of the Treaty (February 6). It wasn't until 1974 that it became a national holiday. The first … Continue reading Why Waitangi…

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