Places that tell our stories

Discover, experience and enjoy the places that have shaped New Zealand and created our stories.

Whether you’re a New Zealander or a visitor, you can gain a deeper understanding of who we were and who we are today by visiting Tohu Whenua sites.

Our Regions

Otago

All of us can discover, experience and enjoy the fascinating stories of Tohu Whenua Otago. Otago is home to many sites that helped shape the nation we are today.

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Northland

All of us can discover, experience and enjoy the fascinating stories of Northland’s Tohu Whenua.

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West Coast

Be inspired by the West Coast

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About Us

Tohu Whenua promotes New Zealand's unique culture and connects visitors to our stories and places.

Tohu Whenua are places around New Zealand that matter to us.

Rich in historical or cultural significance, these places – and the stories associated with them – resonate with meaning. They provide visitors with memorable experiences, a sense of wonder and engagement, and authentic insights into New Zealand and its people.

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All of us can discover, experience and enjoy the fascinating stories of our Tohu Whenua.