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 Islands.

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