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:



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…
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New Zealand Team Building & Group Quotes

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Akaroa penguin tours

Pohatu Penguins & Marine Reserve, Akaroa, Banks Peninsula

Nature safaris, kayak tours & overnight packages to see the penguins & wildlife of Akaroa. Stay overnight in a penguin…
Ranui of Hokianga

The Ranui of Hokianga Harbour Cruises, Kohukohu

Scenic history cruises on the Hokianga Harbour from Rawene, Kohukohu, Horeke or Mangungu. Cycle ferry from Horeke to Kohukohu.
Taupo geothermal park

Waimangu Volcanic Valley, Rotorua

Easy self guided walks through volcanic activity, native plants & birdlife. Lake Rotomahana Boat Cruise with commentary about the history…
Hiking tours Lake Waikaremoana

Walking Legends, North Island Hiking Tours

All inclusive, small group guided hiking tours with expert Kiwi guides. Tongariro Crossing, Lake Waikaremoana, Coromandel & Gt Barrier Island.
Adventure Walks Fiordland

Adventure Walks, Guided Walks in Fiordland

Off the beaten track guided walks through rugged mountainous scenery, beautiful remote lakes and idyllic camping spots
Aotearoa Adventure Tours Rotorua

Aotearoa Adventure Tours, Rotorua

Maori Culture Tours, Marae Stays, Maori Waka (canoe) Tours and Corporate & Team Building Challenges.