Culture and Arts
With such a long history for Russell and the Bay, there is much
culture to be enjoyed by the many visitors. Consider an evening of
Maori culture, drama and a one thousand, one hundred year old story
- the story of New Zealand and the Treaty of Waitangi.
The Bay of Islands Culture North Night Show
located at Waitangi treaty grounds will delight.
They will arrange to pick you up from and to drop you back to the
Paihia Wharf. And for a spiritual experience paddle alongside local
warriors in a waka (Maori canoe) with Waka
Tai-a-Mai Heritage Journeys. There is a
variety of cultural events, museums and experiences.
The natural wonders of the spectacular Bay of Islands attract
the creative free spirits of New Zealand. As a result, the area has
developed a thriving arts and crafts community. Explore the many
crafts shops and galleries throughout Russell and the Bay of
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