Heritage and History, everywhere

New Zealand Heritage & History - Travel Guide to New Zealand historical places and museums.

Places of historical interest in New Zealand, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, historic homes and heritage sites in New Zealand. Pioneer villages, NZ history tours.

Many historic places of interest in New Zealand hold stories of the first NZ settlers and the early history between Maori and European settlers, including the history of the Treaty of Waitangi where the document was signed in 1840 between Maori and the British government, and the history of New Zealand's Maori wars. 

Early pioneer history includes goldmining in NZ and the early European settlements, as well as memorals for New Zealand war veterans. A lot of these museums and sites are located in both the North and South Islands.

Below is a list of New Zealand heritage & history tour guides and places:



Arahura Greenstone Tours Hokitika

Arahura Greenstone Tours, Hokitika

A unique Maori tour finding & carving greenstone along the Arahura River. Learn ancient legends from local Maori guides.
Awakeri Rail Adventures

Awakeri Rail Adventures, Whakatane

Travel along the Taneatua Rail Line in a self-drive rail cart. Learn rich rail history and experience the natural beauty…
Awesome Adventures Hokianga

Awesome Adventures, Hokianga

A huge range of adventures, guided hikes, fishing, cycling, kayaking, paddleboarding, jetski safaris & more. Groups + STAY & PLAY…
Banks Peninsula Wine Tour

Banks Peninsula Wine Tour, Akaroa

Wine & local history tour around the Akaroa Harbour, visit award-winning boutique vineyards in NZ's only French settlement.
Taupo geothermal walk

Craters of the Moon Geothermal Walk, Taupo

A memorable active geothermal walk suited to all ages & fitness levels. See bubbling craters, steam vents & colourful soils.
Overnight boat tours Stewart Island

Elwing Discoveries, Stewart Island

Multi-night Yacht Tours, family holidays, youth voyages & adult adventure tours. Sail, Kayak, Trek, Wildlife & Local History.
Raglan Canyonning Tour

ExperienceKart, New Zealand Tours Packages & Holidays ex Auc…

20% OFF. Unique, Heritage & Adrenaline Experiences in NZ through a wide selection of tours. Daily tours from Auckland with…
Goldfields Railway Waihi

Goldfields Heritage Railway, Waihi - Waikino

Enjoy a ride on a heritage train. Journey between Waihi & Waikino at the eastern end of the spectacular Karangahake…
Jade Tours Marlborough

Jade Tours, Marlborough

Small group Wine tours to vineyards from Blenheim & Picton with no timetables. Customised tours to local attractions. Owl B&B…
Maori dinner & show Rotorua

Mitai Maori Village, Rotorua

An authentic award-winning Maori village tour. Hangi dinner & concert, warrior canoe (waka) and Maori history tour. Pick up from…