Landmarks that tell our stories
Nau mai, haere mai ki te kaupapa o Tohu Whenua.
Tohu Whenua are the places that have shaped Aotearoa New Zealand. Located in stunning landscapes and rich with stories, they offer some of our best heritage experiences.
Explore our regions
Walk in the footsteps of extraordinary and ordinary New Zealanders and hear about the deeds, struggles, triumphs and innovations that make us who we are.
Latest Stories, News & Travel Tips
The announcement of National Lamb Day is a thrill for the team at Totara Estate; the home of Aotearoa New Zealand's first international shipment of sheep and frozen meat and one of our Tohu Whenua sites in the Otago region.
Northland’s Tohu Whenua programme is about to enter an exciting new phase with the appointment of Kerikeri resident David Clendon as its new Regional Coordinator in Te Tai Tokerau.
A recent survey commissioned by DOC and Tohu Whenua shows Kiwis want more opportunities to learn about Aotearoa New Zealand’s heritage.
The Department of Conservation has successfully completed the complex job of fixing a collapsed section of 140-year-old stone retaining walls at Denniston Mine.
Tohu Whenua is a visitor programme that connects New Zealanders with our heritage and enhances our sense of national identity by promoting significant historical and cultural sites.