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  1. Video for Tauranga duo set for Tribal Canoe Journey
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    Tauranga duo set for Tribal Canoe Journey

    Tauranga Moana waka leaders Tamahau Tangitu and Te Kerekau Nicholas have been selected to represent Toi Māori at the Tribal Canoe Journeys 2018, Paddle to Puyallup with the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde.

  2. Video for Sir Hekenukumai Busby "humbled" at knighthood
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    Sir Hekenukumai Busby "humbled" at knighthood

    Dr. Hekenukumai Pūhipi Busby, ONZM, MBE, of Aurere, Kaitaia has been appointed a Knight Companion of the Order of Merit in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

  3. Video for Centuries-old waka kōkau discovered
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    Centuries-old waka kōkau discovered

    Work continued at one of the region's largest archaeological finds this morning, as sediment was removed from the inside of what is believed to be a 'waka kōkau,' or incompleted vessel at Ōkahu Inlet, north of Auckland.

  4. Video for Tumanako and Te Rangatahi waka turn 80 years old
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    Tumanako and Te Rangatahi waka turn 80 years old

    The Waikato war canoes Tumanako and Te Rangatahi that regularly feature at the annual Ngāruawāhia Regatta are 80 years old. 

  5. Video for Paddle in Waka Tāngata highlight at Waikato River Festival
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    Paddle in Waka Tāngata highlight at Waikato River Festival

    The general public got to traverse the Waikato River in Hamilton on a traditional transportation vessel and learn historical stories along the waterway. The rare opportunity was part of this month's Waikato River Festival.

  6. Video for Waka theatre spectacle to impress
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    Waka theatre spectacle to impress

    Wellingtonians will be treated to a waka spectacle like no other in the first waka theatre performance of its kind in Aotearoa that will honour the ancient navigator Kupe. Over 1000 haka performers and four-waka hourua from across Aotearoa and the Pacific will be taking part in the hope of sharing and educating locals in the ancient practice.  

  7. Video for Behind the scenes with Waitangi paddlers
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    Behind the scenes with Waitangi paddlers

    Every year, waka are transported to Waitangi but the paddlers do a lot more to support the event besides paddling. Piripi Taylor visited their camp at Haruru early this morning to give us a glimpse of how the paddlers are preparing.

  8. Video for Future proofing traditional voyaging
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    Future proofing traditional voyaging

    Master navigator Jack Thatcher is paving the way for aspiring navigators in an effort to retain traditional voyaging knowledge. With his retirement in mind, he believes the future of sailing is in safe hands.

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    Calls for Aotearoa to host Waka Ama World Champs

    After a successful week at the 2018 Waka Ama Sprint Nationals at Lake Karāpiro, paddlers have expressed their interests in Aotearoa hosting the world championships.

  10. Video for Take a look inside Gisborne's Tairawhiti Waka
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    Take a look inside Gisborne's Tairawhiti Waka

    Gisborne's Tairawhiti waka will open to the public next week. Traditional Navigator Te Aturangi Nepia-Clamp takes Te Kāea on an exclusive tour.

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