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    Marumaru Atua receives warm welcome home

    Marumaru Atua has arrived at Avatiu Harbour in Rarotonga today after 19 days at sea.  While it's not the first time this vaka has journeyed all the way from Aotearoa, this latest voyage has been some years in the making.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Video for Hekenukumai returns to Pukepoto
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    Hekenukumai returns to Pukepoto

    Decorated Māori celestial navigator, Sir Hekenukumaingāiwi Pūhipi, KNZM, MBE (Te Uri o Hina, Te Rarawa) has been welcomed on to his marae, Te Uri o Hina in Pukepoto.  Discussions are now underway to finalise the funeral proceedings as the first mourners arrive to mourn the leader.

  5. Video for Master navigator Sir Hekenukumai Busby has passed away
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    Master navigator Sir Hekenukumai Busby has passed away

    Decorated master navigator Sir Hekenukumai Puhipi, ONZM, MBE (Te Uri o Hina, Te Rarawa) has passed away aged 86.

  6. Video for Traditional ocean voyaging providing education and lifestyle
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    Traditional ocean voyaging providing education and lifestyle

    To the East Coast now, where the rural, isolated community of Anaura Bay is hosting the inaugural Matangirua Waka Festival 2019. The festival brings experience waka experts, crew and families together to develop the growing knowledge base around inter-island sailing.

  7. Video for Norfolk Island to revive traditional wayfinding
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    Norfolk Island to revive traditional wayfinding

    Haunui Waka has set sail on a journey across the Pacific Ocean to bring traditional wayfinding back to Norfolk Island.  The home people of Norfolk says it's a day that's long been awaited by them.

  8. Video for Emerging navigators learn ancient art of way-finding
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    Emerging navigators learn ancient art of way-finding

    24 emerging Maori and Pacific voyagers have been selected to sail on board Haunui Waka to Norfolk Island in September 2018. The voyage provides deep-sea training ahead of a pan-Pacific voyage to the Festival of Pacific Arts in Hawaii in 2020.

  9. Video for Ngāti Oneone re-tell accurate history of Gisborne
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    Ngāti Oneone re-tell accurate history of Gisborne

    A memorial is being built by Ngāti Oneone in Gisborne to honour their ancestor Te Maro who was shot dead by Captain Cook when he first made landfall in New Zealand.

  10. Video for Rangatahi Māori encouraged to enter marine industry
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    Rangatahi Māori encouraged to enter marine industry

    Educationalists from around the country gathered in Auckland for Tuia Te Ako, an event which aims to strengthen Māori learner success. The event has attracted a number of sectors including teachers and training practitioners.

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