The double-hulled sailing canoe Fa'afaite is in Aotearoa for Tuia 250, after crossing the Pacific using traditional navigation. Our reporter Te Kuru Dewes caught up with the crew ahead of their next leg.
Tag: Waka. Showing results 11 - 20 of 93
Paddle to Lummi- Hundreds converge for the 2019 Tribal Canoe Journeys- BLOG
Toi Māori Aotearoa representatives Piripi Taylor and Kevin Harrison, also of Māori Television’s Te Ao Māori news have begun their journey in the 2019 Tribal Journeys – Paddle to Lummi.
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.
Firefighters take to the water at Waitangi
A group of firefighters joined in as part of the kaihoe at Waitangi Day to show their commitment to the Māori community.
The humble knight – Tā Hekenukumai Pūhipi
Renowned navigator Sir Hekenukumai Pūhipi will be formally recognised in a special ceremony today for his services in reviving Māori seafaring traditions.
Te Whakatōhea launches new mussel ship
Whakatohea Mussels' new ship, the Kukutai, has been launched in Tāmaki Makaurau.
Tauranga duo set for Tribal Canoe Journey
Tauranga Moana waka leaders Tamahau Tangitu and Te Kerekau Nicholas have been selected to represent Toi Māori at the Tribal Canoe Journeys 2018, Paddle to Puyallup with the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde.
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.
Centuries-old waka kōkau discovered
Work continued at one of the region's largest archaeological finds this morning, as sediment was removed from the inside of what is believed to be a 'waka kōkau,' or incompleted vessel at Ōkahu Inlet, north of Auckland.
Tumanako and Te Rangatahi waka turn 80 years old
The Waikato war canoes Tumanako and Te Rangatahi that regularly feature at the annual Ngāruawāhia Regatta are 80 years old.