Waitangi Day is celebrated on 6th of February every year as the National day of New Zealand which commemorates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi that occurred.
On this day Ceremonies are held at Waitangi, Northland to mark the anniversary of the signing of the treaty. The signing of the Treaty of Waitangi is also regarded as New Zealand’s finding document.
Throughout the country, this day is observed as a public holiday until and unless the eve falls on the weekend and that is when Monday becomes the public holiday.
The treaty was signed on February 6th, 1840 by representatives acting on behalf of the British Crown and, initially, about 45 Maori chiefs in the Bay of Islands.
Waitangi Day Best Quotes And Greetings
_On this occasion of Waitangi Day, it is the perfect opportunity to teach our younger generation a thing or two about this historic day. Wish you an inspiring Waitangi Day.
_Hooray for all the kiwis who live in this special country/island of New Zealand. May you have a splendid Waitangi Day
_The Maori culture is one of the many things to be proud about and on this occasion of Waitangi Day let us all spread this message with the world.
_On this special Waitangi Day here’s wishing that our dreams of a new tomorrow shall come true! May your Waitangi Day be filled with patriotic spirit and peacefulness!
_The day to commemorate our country’s past history is upon us. So enjoy this national day of New Zealand by attending the celebrations happening throughout the country. Have a nice Waitangi day.
_Sending warm regards to all the people of New Zealand on this special eve of Waitangi Day. May you your family be a part of all the celebration.
_In these modern day and age you can both be proud and patriotic as well enjoy this humongous celebration of Waitangi Day. Have a prosperous day ahead.
_Life can be too dull if there’s no music and events to celebrate one of our country’s symbolic celebrations. So head on to any music concert and enjoy this Waitangi Day.
_On the eve of Waitangi Day, try to be the early riser as you will get to enjoy a breakfast meal cooked by our own prime minister.