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  1. Video for Hawaiian spear ritual seen for the first time in 200 years
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    Hawaiian spear ritual seen for the first time in 200 years

    For the first time in 200 years a Hawaiian ritual called the "Kāli'i" was performed as more than 50,000 spectators bore witness at the homecoming of traditional voyaging canoe Hokule'a.

  2. Video for Waka embarks on 12,000 km journey across Pacific
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    Waka embarks on 12,000 km journey across Pacific

    A new vessel was launched this week that will sail across the Pacific to Tāhiti, Hawai'i and the Marshall Islands where it will be gifted to the people there for educational, research and commercial purposes.

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    Waka returns to Ahuriri after confronting Amazon Warrior

    Uri of Te Ikaroa aboard Te Matau-a-Māui have returned safely to the shores of Ahuriri this morning after spending three days in the tribals waters of Ngāti Kahungunu confronting the Amazon Warrior, the worlds largest seismic testing vessel. 

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    Waka hourua intercepts the Amazon Warrior

    The waka hourua Te Matau a Māui has reported it has intercepted the Amazon Warrior off the coast of Ngāti Kahungunu. 

  5. Video for Hawkes Bay installation teaches Polynesian navigation
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    Hawkes Bay installation teaches Polynesian navigation

    Today the Hawkes Bays first giant size celestial Star Compass has opened at Waitangi Park in Napier. It's a project three years in the making and will be used to teach people about traditional navigation.

  6. Video for Young women strive to become top navigators
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    Young women strive to become top navigators

    Two young women are about to enter a male dominant arena. Teira Tohu  and Hinerapa Rupuha are aiming to become one of New Zealand's fewest female master navigators. Heeni Brown caught up with them. 

  7. Video for Traditional waka experience is for everybody
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    Traditional waka experience is for everybody

    In the Bay of Plenty, a new venture has been launched taking passengers on an ocean-going canoe voyage. They're paying to sail from Tauranga to Coromandel Harbour to experience the excitement of traditional sailing at sea.

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    Hawaiki Rising Voyaging Trust take ancient seafaring to the people

    In the Bay of Plenty, a new venture has been launched taking passengers on a week-long canoe voyage.  The Hawaiki Rising Voyaging Trust is taking 10 passengers aboard the waka hourua, Hinemoana, on a maiden voyage from Tauranga to Coromandel Harbour.

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    Resource released to promote cybersafety for rangatahi

    The national Māori and Pasifika suicide prevention programme, Waka Hourua Leadership Group, has released a document it hopes will pave the way for new cybersafety programmes aimed at indigenous people.

  10. Video for Waka leave for Rarotongan celebrations
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    Waka leave for Rarotongan celebrations

    Four waka prepare to leave on a 10-16 day journey from New Zealand to Rarotonga using only Polynesian traditional methods of navigation where they are guided solely by the conditions of the pacific ocean and the sky above.

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