Time Walk Paihia is a unique opportunity to learn about some of the people who lived in Paihia in centuries past. It explores the early history of Māori who have lived in this rohe for centuries, and how they worked with the Church Missionary Society (CMS) towards the vision of a shared nation.
By exploring the relationships forged at Paihia we can begin to appreciate and understand the context of the Treaty of Waitangi more fully, and the coming together of two different cultures to form modern Aotearoa.
The Ātea Nuku Time Walk experience uses a variety of digital content to tell the rich stories of the CMS Mission and mana whenua, including augmented reality elements to give you a glimpse of sites as they were in history.
Unlock locations and collect badges as you walk through Paihia visiting historical sites to discover the stories behind them.
Hear fascinating stories from Paihia’s past and the influential, and colourful characters that helped shape Aotearoa’s history.
Beautifully illustrated animations give you a glimpse into key historical events and day to day life in the 1800s.
Watch the past come to life through augmented reality while 360 videos give you a unique cultural experience.