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    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.

  2. Video for Waka haurua crew members 'jump ship' to Endeavour
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    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.

  3. Video for Ngāti Wai welcome Tuia 250 flotilla to Whangārei
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    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. 

  4. Video for Waka hourua paddle named in honour of Samoan waka expert
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    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'.  

  5. 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.

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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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

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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.

  10. 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.

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