11 May 2014

Te Matau a Maui waka experience

From Te Ahi Kaa, 6:08 pm on 11 May 2014

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Te Matau a Maka crew aboard the waka at Ahuriri Harbour, Napier.

Justine Murray joins a few other first-timers aboard the double hulled waka Te Matau a Maui and sets sail out into the Ahuriri Harbour for a one hour ‘waka experience’. Pacific ocean voyaging sailors Piripi Smith and Tawhana Chadwick talk about the waka materials and share a few of the local pūrakau (stories) associated with Ngāti Kahungunu.