Paihia & Waitangi Treaty Grounds: Travel, History & Ignorance

“Oh so there is history in New Zealand” replied my hostel room-mate, a young Belgian woman, after I told her I’ve returned from the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. I was stunned and felt dumbfounded. It reminded me of my first trip to New Zealand, 7 years prior when a German tourist was surprised, if not shocked … More Paihia & Waitangi Treaty Grounds: Travel, History & Ignorance