By Waimanea Nuri, Te Rito journalism cadet. The revival of traditional Māori navigation and canoe construction is emerging through rangatahi Māori.
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Kupe Waka Centre opens in the Far North
Iwi in the Far North are celebrating a significant milestone with the opening of the Kupe Waka Centre.
Sir Hector Busby’s waka traverses the moana again led by his nieces
By Michael Cugley, Te Rito journalism cadet. The waka hourua of the late Sir Hekenukumai Busby is taking sail again but this time his descendants are trimming the sails.
Film honouring celestial navigator Sir Hek Busby in cinemas
Thirty years ago there were no waka hourua, no ocean-going canoes and no surviving knowledge of celestial navigation in Aotearoa but thanks to Sir Hekenukumai Ngaiwi Puhipi Busby we've come a long
Renowned navigator remembered in film
He built over 50 waka, sailed more than 30,000 miles and revitalised traditional ocean voyages by Māori.
Dutch kaitiaki paddles waka into tikanga Māori
Koos Wabeke is a kaitiaki for 'Te Hono ki Aotearoa', the 27th waka built by the late Sir Hector Busby.
Northland carvers travel to US to continue legacy Sir Busby's legacy
Five carvers from Northland are set to travel to the United States to build a waka in memory of renowned navigator and master waka builder, the late Sir Hekenukumai Busby.
Hawaiian voyagers to honour Māori navigating legend
The Polynesian Voyaging Society crew is set to hold a sunset sail in Hawai'i this weekend to honour Māori navigator and waka builder Sir Hekenukumai Hector Busby who passed away earlier this month.
World waka leaders honour Sir Hekenukumai Busby
Sir Hekenukumai Busby had a massive influence on the people of the Pacific and the world. From far and wide, they've come to pay their respects.
Sir Hekenukumai Puhipi's children farewell their father
Sir Hekenukumai Ngāiwi Puhipi has been farewelled by an estimated 2,000 mourners today at Te Uri o Hina Marae, Pukepoto.