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  1. Whetū Mārama- Bright Star

    30 years ago there were no waka hourua, no ocean going waka and no surviving knowledge of celestial navigation in Aotearoa. 

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    Major waka exhibitions open at Te Papa

    Photo / Te Papa Two new exhibitions celebrating waka have opened at Te Papa today.

  3. Video for Learning how the ancestors got around the world
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    Learning how the ancestors got around the world

    Festival celebrates the double hull waka.

  4. Video for I sailed to prove the tūpuna stories were true - Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr
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    I sailed to prove the tūpuna stories were true- Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr

    Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr has been named a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in this year's Queen's Honours. The master waka voyager, who has been sailing for over 35 years, says he started sailing because he wanted to prove that the stories of our voyaging ancestors were true.

  5. Video for Rangatahi get rare opportunity to learn history of their tūpuna
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    Rangatahi get rare opportunity to learn history of their tūpuna

    This week marked the closing of Tuia 250, a 10-week long waka voyage which gave hundreds of young kauhoe (crew members) the opportunity to learn about the history of their tūpuna.

  6. Video for Tuia 250 welcomed to Māhia in style with kaimoana, waiata and waka tours
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    Tuia 250 welcomed to Māhia in style with kaimoana, waiata and waka tours

    As part of the festival Tuia Mai Tawhiti, Rongomaiwahine treated manuhiri, who had taken part in the voyage, by preparing an abundance of kaimoana, such as kina and mussel fritters to eat on arrival, as well as live music and tours of all waka for tamariki and whānau in Te Māhia.

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    Rongomaiwahine prepare for final stop of Tuia 250 waka hourua

    Five waka hourua will sail into Māhia Peninsula early Sunday morning to draw to a close the two and a half month Tuia 250 Voyage that has set about "rebalancing our history," waka navigator and Tuia 250 co-chair Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr says.

  8. Video for Waka haurua crew members 'jump ship' to Endeavour
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    Waka haurua crew members 'jump ship' to Endeavour

    During the Tuia 250 leg from Auckland to Whangārei, members of the waka haurua fleet 'jumped ship' to the Endeavour. Our reporter D'Angelo Martin caught up with the stowaways.

  9. Video for Ngāti Wai welcome Tuia 250 flotilla to Whangārei
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    Ngāti Wai welcome Tuia 250 flotilla to Whangārei

    The Tuia 250 flotilla has been welcomed to Whangārei Harbour by local iwi Ngāti Wai. The flotilla is one step closer to its scheduled visit to the Bay of Islands, the home of the Treaty of Waitangi. 

  10. Video for Waka hourua paddle named in honour of Samoan waka expert
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    Waka hourua paddle named in honour of Samoan waka expert

    One of the ocean voyaging waka hourua, part of the Tuia 250 flotilla, has celebrated the life of the late Emma Siope, a waka builder and expert from Samoa.  In a fitting tribute, the crew and captain of the Hinemoana waka hourua have named their guiding paddle after Siope, calling it 'Lilomaiava'.  

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