Today is the "Waitangi Day", celebrate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. It is a public holiday and in Mount Maunganui it is tradition to climb up the Mount. There are also many Family meetings, parades and citizenship ceremonies. We started at 6 o'clock in the morning. We were a group of 5 people. At the top of the Mount there was a Maori-festival with dancing and singing.
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