25 Nov 2013

Waka Festival

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:19 pm on 25 November 2013

The annual Vaka Eiva - or Waka Festival - has started in Rarotonga. Hundreds of paddlers from throughout the world are competing in races in traditional Polynesian canoes, including a 42-kilometre marathon race. Among the competitors is Sonny Wharekura of Tauranga.