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  1. Video for Waka Hourua serves as education vessel
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    Waka Hourua serves as education vessel

    Tairāwhiti Waka Hourua is presenting a Māori narrative for the 2019 Tuia Encounters 250, which commemorates the first contact between Māori and Pākehā, by educating the public about traditional Tairāwhiti navigation.

  2. Video for Navigating waka hourua as a modern health model
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    Navigating waka hourua as a modern health model

    A $140,000 health research grant will be awarded to Ngahuia Mita for a three-year PhD project that will investigate the health benefits of sailing waka hourua. Mita says it's another path to address the many health issues in Te Tairāwhiti.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Video for Tairawhiti's floating classroom arrives in Gisborne
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    Tairawhiti's floating classroom arrives in Gisborne

    The double-hulled voyaging canoe Tairawhiti, which will serve as a floating classroom, has arrived home at Gisborne's port. The million-dollar project set sail from Auckland on its maiden voyage home last week.

  9. 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.

  10. 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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