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  1. Video for Dual International Mathew Ridge debuts at Waka Ama Nationals
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    Dual International Mathew Ridge debuts at Waka Ama Nationals

    It's a different domain for former Kiwi League and All Black Matthew Ridge who is making his debut in the Premier Men's division at this years competition.

  2. Video for Waka ama enthusiasts reminded to be vigilant as boat thefts rise
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    Waka ama enthusiasts reminded to be vigilant as boat thefts rise

    Waka ama enthusiasts are reminding the paddling community to be vigilant as the amount of boat thefts rise during summer and can put a sour spin on your holiday.

  3. Video for Traditional waka experience is for everybody
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    Traditional waka experience is for everybody

    In the Bay of Plenty, a new venture has been launched taking passengers on an ocean-going canoe voyage. They're paying to sail from Tauranga to Coromandel Harbour to experience the excitement of traditional sailing at sea.

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    Hawaiki Rising Voyaging Trust take ancient seafaring to the people

    In the Bay of Plenty, a new venture has been launched taking passengers on a week-long canoe voyage.  The Hawaiki Rising Voyaging Trust is taking 10 passengers aboard the waka hourua, Hinemoana, on a maiden voyage from Tauranga to Coromandel Harbour.

  5. Video for Native Affairs Summer Series –  The dying art of waka building
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    Native Affairs Summer Series – The dying art of waka building

    Traditional waka building is one of the most endangered Māori artforms. But hopes for the revival of the ancient tradition received a much-needed boost last year when two young men became the first graduates of a special waka school. 

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    Native Affairs Summer Series- Ancient Māori surfing

    When we think surfing origins, Hawaiʻi frequently springs to mind and surfing royalty like King Kamehamehaa. But, we’re often unaware that Māori were surfing here several hundred years ago and that we had our own wave riding rangatira. That’s according to one Māori surfing specialist.

  7. Video for Hoani Waititi students learn traditional navigation techniques
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    Hoani Waititi students learn traditional navigation techniques

    Students and parents from West Auckland's Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Hoani Waititi are relishing the opportunity to row waka tangata at Ōkahu Bay.  This follows a cultural exchange to Rarotonga by the whole school in August to retrace the migration of their ancestors from Hawaiki.

  8. Video for Native Affairs - Saving The Waka
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    Native Affairs- Saving The Waka

    Just as te reo Māori is a dying language, the art of building waka is considered one of the most endangered Māori Arts. So, the first and only traditional waka school in the world was created to help revive the art. But will the legacy live on with only two graduates?

  9. Video for Waka flotilla demonstrates connections across the Pacific
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    Waka flotilla demonstrates connections across the Pacific

    The welcoming of traditional canoes marked the official arrival of the visiting delegations to the 12th Pacific Arts Festival in Guam. Ocean voyagers travelled for over two months by sea for the occasion.

  10. Video for Hawaiki Raising, become a voyager
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    Hawaiki Raising, become a voyager

    Hinemoana, double-hulled canoe has returned to Tauranga from an eight day voyage around the Bay of Plenty with 15 youth and five crew members aboard.  It’s part of a youth development voyage set up to give disadvantaged youth a life-changing experience.

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