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Learning how the ancestors got around the world
Festival celebrates the double hull waka.
I sailed to prove the tūpuna stories were true- Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr
Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr has been named a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in this year's Queen's Honours. The master waka voyager, who has been sailing for over 35 years, says he started sailing because he wanted to prove that the stories of our voyaging ancestors were true.
Rangatahi get rare opportunity to learn history of their tūpuna
This week marked the closing of Tuia 250, a 10-week long waka voyage which gave hundreds of young kauhoe (crew members) the opportunity to learn about the history of their tūpuna.
Tuia 250 welcomed to Māhia in style with kaimoana, waiata and waka tours
As part of the festival Tuia Mai Tawhiti, Rongomaiwahine treated manuhiri, who had taken part in the voyage, by preparing an abundance of kaimoana, such as kina and mussel fritters to eat on arrival, as well as live music and tours of all waka for tamariki and whānau in Te Māhia.
Rongomaiwahine prepare for final stop of Tuia 250 waka hourua
Five waka hourua will sail into Māhia Peninsula early Sunday morning to draw to a close the two and a half month Tuia 250 Voyage that has set about "rebalancing our history," waka navigator and Tuia 250 co-chair Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr says.
Waka haurua crew members 'jump ship' to Endeavour
During the Tuia 250 leg from Auckland to Whangārei, members of the waka haurua fleet 'jumped ship' to the Endeavour. Our reporter D'Angelo Martin caught up with the stowaways.
Ngāti Wai welcome Tuia 250 flotilla to Whangārei
The Tuia 250 flotilla has been welcomed to Whangārei Harbour by local iwi Ngāti Wai. The flotilla is one step closer to its scheduled visit to the Bay of Islands, the home of the Treaty of Waitangi.
Waka hourua paddle named in honour of Samoan waka expert
One of the ocean voyaging waka hourua, part of the Tuia 250 flotilla, has celebrated the life of the late Emma Siope, a waka builder and expert from Samoa. In a fitting tribute, the crew and captain of the Hinemoana waka hourua have named their guiding paddle after Siope, calling it 'Lilomaiava'.
Fa'afaite keep ocean voyaging traditions alive
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.