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Stories of old, meet new technology


For visitors to the park, it is a virtual tour guide in the palm of your hand. Enriching the Rangihoua Bay landscape with layers of stories, helping visitors to make sense of the beautiful setting and the remnants of the past. For users at home, the tour provides an engaging insight that builds understanding about the importance of Rangihoua Heritage Park - providing inspiration for a future visit.

Divided into three chapters, tour participants are taken on a journey through time to experience this important period in Aotearoa New Zealand’s history. From the days of Rangihoua Pā before the arrival of missionaries, through the establishment and daily life of Hohi Mission Station, ending in 1832 when the mission inhabitants moved on to Te Puna Bay.

Explore the tour using your home computer, tablet or smartphone. It’s free and available at Rangihouaheritage.co.nz/tour.