New Zealand History and Culture
Important Historic Buildings in New Zealand
Here is a list of some of New Zealand's most important buildings and historic buildings. A visit will give you an insight into New Zealand's unique history.
New Zealand Historic Places Trust
If you are interested in New Zealand history, the Historic Places Trust is a valuable resource. Find out about the Trust here and the services it provides.
New Zealand World Records and Firsts
The world's smallest dolphin, the largest bird that ever lived, the first person to reach the top of the world's highest mountain: these are just some of the fascinating unique world firsts and records that come from New Zealand. Explore some of New Zealand's greatest achievements here.
Historic Buildings of Northland
Discover New Zealand's history when you visit Northland. Here you will find some of the oldest buildings and most historic sites in the country.
Anzac Day: Remembering the Fallen in New Zealand
An important day of remembrance for all New Zealanders.
New Zealand National Army Museum, Waiouru, Central North Island
A visit to the National Army museum is a highlight of any trip through the central North Island. It is one of the best museums in the country.
Pohutukawa: the New Zealand Christmas Tree
The beautiful pohutukawa tree, often described as New Zealand's Christmas Tree.
Haka: Maori War Chant
The popular form of the New Zealand Maori haka is a war chant and challenge with many aggressive sounds and movements.
Hangi: Maori Cooking
The word "hangi" refers to the Maori method of cooking in the ground with hot stones, or to the underground oven so created, and to the food so cooked.
Maori meeting place.