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    Sir Hector Busby’s waka traverses the moana again led by his nieces

    By Michael Cugley, Te Rito journalism cadet.  The waka hourua of the late Sir Hekenukumai Busby is taking sail again but this time his descendants are trimming the sails.

  2. Video for Film honouring celestial navigator Sir Hek Busby in cinemas
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    Film honouring celestial navigator Sir Hek Busby in cinemas

    Thirty years ago there were no waka hourua, no ocean-going canoes and no surviving knowledge of celestial navigation in Aotearoa but thanks to Sir Hekenukumai Ngaiwi Puhipi Busby we've come a long

  3. Video for Renowned navigator remembered in film
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    Renowned navigator remembered in film

    He built over 50 waka, sailed more than 30,000 miles and revitalised traditional ocean voyages by Māori.

  4. Video for Dutch kaitiaki paddles waka into tikanga Māori
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    Dutch kaitiaki paddles waka into tikanga Māori

    Koos Wabeke is a kaitiaki for 'Te Hono ki Aotearoa', the 27th waka built by the late Sir Hector Busby. 

  5. Video for Northland carvers travel to US to continue legacy Sir Busby's legacy
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    Northland carvers travel to US to continue legacy Sir Busby's legacy

    Five carvers from Northland are set to travel to the United States to build a waka in memory of renowned navigator and master waka builder, the late Sir Hekenukumai Busby.

  6. Video for Hawaiian voyagers to honour Māori navigating legend
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    Hawaiian voyagers to honour Māori navigating legend

    The Polynesian Voyaging Society crew is set to hold a sunset sail in Hawai'i this weekend to honour Māori navigator and waka builder Sir Hekenukumai Hector Busby who passed away earlier this month.

  7. Video for World waka leaders honour Sir Hekenukumai Busby
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    World waka leaders honour Sir Hekenukumai Busby

    Sir Hekenukumai Busby had a massive influence on the people of the Pacific and the world.  From far and wide, they've come to pay their respects.

  8. Video for Sir Hekenukumai Puhipi's children farewell their father
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    Sir Hekenukumai Puhipi's children farewell their father

    Sir Hekenukumai Ngāiwi Puhipi has been farewelled by an estimated 2,000 mourners today at Te Uri o Hina Marae, Pukepoto.

  9. Video for Pukepoto hapū feed thousands in honour of Sir Hekenukumai
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    Pukepoto hapū feed thousands in honour of Sir Hekenukumai

    Pukepoto hapū, Te Uri o Hina, Ngāti Te Ao and Te Tahawai are standing in solidarity to feed the expected 2,000 mourners who will attend tomorrow's burial of Sir Hekenukumai Puhipi KNZM, DSM who passed away on Saturday, aged 86.

  10. Video for Thousands arrive to farewell Sir Hekenukumai Puhipi
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    Thousands arrive to farewell Sir Hekenukumai Puhipi

    An estimated 1,000 people have descended upon Te Uri o Hina Marae, Pukepoto to farewell celestial navigator, Sir Hekenukumai Puhipi (Te Uri o Hina, Te Rarawa, Ngāti Kahu)

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