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Located in the gorgeous Bay of Islands, this lovely town also holds historic significance as the site of the founding of New Zealand.

Waitangi is a locality in the Bay of Islands on the North Island of New Zealand. It is close to the town of Paihia (of which it is considered a part), 60 kilometres north of Whangarei. The name means weeping waters in Maori. Waitangi is best known for being the location where the Treaty of Waitangi was first signed on February 6, 1840. It is also the place where the Declaration of Independence of New Zealand was signed five years prior, on October 28, 1835. This document was ratified by the British Crown the following year (1836).
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  • Russell on the Bay of Islands. Reflections in the ocean.
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  • Maori whare @ Waitangi
  • Happy Waitangi Day!
   

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