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  1. Video for Paddle in Waka Tāngata highlight at Waikato River Festival
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    Paddle in Waka Tāngata highlight at Waikato River Festival

    The general public got to traverse the Waikato River in Hamilton on a traditional transportation vessel and learn historical stories along the waterway. The rare opportunity was part of this month's Waikato River Festival.

  2. Video for Waka theatre spectacle to impress
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    Waka theatre spectacle to impress

    Wellingtonians will be treated to a waka spectacle like no other in the first waka theatre performance of its kind in Aotearoa that will honour the ancient navigator Kupe. Over 1000 haka performers and four-waka hourua from across Aotearoa and the Pacific will be taking part in the hope of sharing and educating locals in the ancient practice.  

  3. Video for Behind the scenes with Waitangi paddlers
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    Behind the scenes with Waitangi paddlers

    Every year, waka are transported to Waitangi but the paddlers do a lot more to support the event besides paddling. Piripi Taylor visited their camp at Haruru early this morning to give us a glimpse of how the paddlers are preparing.

  4. 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.

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    Calls for Aotearoa to host Waka Ama World Champs

    After a successful week at the 2018 Waka Ama Sprint Nationals at Lake Karāpiro, paddlers have expressed their interests in Aotearoa hosting the world championships.

  6. Video for Take a look inside Gisborne's Tairawhiti Waka
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    Take a look inside Gisborne's Tairawhiti Waka

    Gisborne's Tairawhiti waka will open to the public next week. Traditional Navigator Te Aturangi Nepia-Clamp takes Te Kāea on an exclusive tour.

  7. Video for $845k Marsden funding awarded to research last known Māori sail
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    $845k Marsden funding awarded to research last known Māori sail

    A group of researchers are setting out to study what is believed to be the only remaining Māori sail. Māori textiles scholar Dr Catherine Smith says the research will enhance knowledge about how voyaging occurred.

  8. Video for Paddlers devastated as outriggers set alight
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    Paddlers devastated as outriggers set alight

    Three waka ama outriggers were set alight in the Port Waikato region early this morning.

  9. Video for Māori war canoe ready for Passchendaele commemorations
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    Māori war canoe ready for Passchendaele commemorations

    Tamahou Temara of Toi Māori Aotearoa is preparing a Māori war canoe, which will take part in New Zealand's National 100 year Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele.

  10. Video for Waka found by farmer two decades ago returned to its hapū
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    Waka found by farmer two decades ago returned to its hapū

    A waka belonging to Ngāti Huia ki Porotawhao found more than two decades ago by a farmer has now been returned to its people to be preserved.

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