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  1. Video for  Fa'afaite keep ocean voyaging traditions alive
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    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.

  2. Video for A new wave of education revives ancient customs
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    A new wave of education revives ancient customs

    Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti are reconnecting to the sea and reviving traditional Māori voyaging knowledge through an inter-island sailing vessel, Terehauiti.

  3. Video for Tuia250: An opportunity for Māori to tell their side of the story
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    Tuia250: An opportunity for Māori to tell their side of the story

    A flotilla of traditional waka haurua and European vessels will embark on a voyage around Aotearoa later this year to commemorate the first encounters between Māori and Pākehā.  Master navigator Captain Jack Thatcher, the official kaitiaki for the Tuia 250 Voyage, says it's an opportunity for Māori to tell their side of the story.

  4. Video for Traditional ocean voyaging providing education and lifestyle
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    Traditional ocean voyaging providing education and lifestyle

    To the East Coast now, where the rural, isolated community of Anaura Bay is hosting the inaugural Matangirua Waka Festival 2019. The festival brings experience waka experts, crew and families together to develop the growing knowledge base around inter-island sailing.

  5. Video for Waka Hourua serves as education vessel
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    Waka Hourua serves as education vessel

    Tairāwhiti Waka Hourua is presenting a Māori narrative for the 2019 Tuia Encounters 250, which commemorates the first contact between Māori and Pākehā, by educating the public about traditional Tairāwhiti navigation.

  6. Video for Navigating waka hourua as a modern health model
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    Navigating waka hourua as a modern health model

    A $140,000 health research grant will be awarded to Ngahuia Mita for a three-year PhD project that will investigate the health benefits of sailing waka hourua. Mita says it's another path to address the many health issues in Te Tairāwhiti.

  7. Video for Norfolk Island to revive traditional wayfinding
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    Norfolk Island to revive traditional wayfinding

    Haunui Waka has set sail on a journey across the Pacific Ocean to bring traditional wayfinding back to Norfolk Island.  The home people of Norfolk says it's a day that's long been awaited by them.

  8. Video for Emerging navigators learn ancient art of way-finding
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    Emerging navigators learn ancient art of way-finding

    24 emerging Maori and Pacific voyagers have been selected to sail on board Haunui Waka to Norfolk Island in September 2018. The voyage provides deep-sea training ahead of a pan-Pacific voyage to the Festival of Pacific Arts in Hawaii in 2020.

  9. Video for Rangatahi Māori encouraged to enter marine industry
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    Rangatahi Māori encouraged to enter marine industry

    Educationalists from around the country gathered in Auckland for Tuia Te Ako, an event which aims to strengthen Māori learner success. The event has attracted a number of sectors including teachers and training practitioners.

  10. Video for Sir Hekenukumai Busby "humbled" at knighthood
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    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.

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