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Rātā : International waka experts in Whangārei

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 7:56 pm | Te Au Marie

We are honoured to stand alongside the Patron of Rātā, Stanley Conrad, to host Hawai’i, Tahiti and Aotearoa waka navigators and carvers who will share their traditional and contemporary art form and expertise in our region,” says Ngaire Wilson, General ... More >>

Tuia – Encounters 250

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 12:49 pm | Te Au Marie

Next year’s national commemoration event, Tuia – Encounters 250, has provided a platform to showcase leading Taitokerau Māori businesses. More >>

Plans for first encounter commemorations shaping up

Monday, 20 August 2018, 12:24 pm | Te Au Marie

Plans for the national commemoration for the first meetings between Māori and Europeans are gathering momentum. Tuia – Encounters 250 marks the 250 years since James Cook and Tahitian chief and navigator Tupaia arrived on the Endeavour in 1769. Likewise, ... More >>

250 Year Journey Represented by Winning Whangarei Sculpture

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 9:33 am | Te Au Marie

It’s only a short journey from NorthTec to Hihiaua Peninsula, but it was a significant journey for a pair of students who won two of the three awards at last week’s Whangarei Sculpture Symposium. More >>

Sculpture journey about to begin

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 12:56 pm | Te Au Marie

The journey James Cook and his Polynesian navigator Tupaia made nearly 250 years ago is the inspiration behind the theme of this year’s Whangarei Sculpture Symposium. The sculpture which best depicts the ‘journey’ theme will be unveiled as part ... More >>

Rediscovering Cook’s visit to the Bay

Friday, 2 March 2018, 11:59 am | Te Au Marie

History lovers are getting a jump start on Tuia – Encounters 250 commemorations with a day sailing and exploring sites from Lt Cook’s visit to the Bay of Islands 249 years ago. More >>




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