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Moving ceremony at Waitangi

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 3:41 pm | Tuia 250

A gunshot that rang out a quarter of a Century ago has been remembered on Te Tii Beach (Waitangi), but this time in a spirit of gratitude and healing. More >>

Welcome for Tuia 250 flotilla at Waitangi

Friday, 8 November 2019, 4:30 pm | Tuia 250

The Tuia 250 flotilla crews, trainees and dignitaries were welcomed at Te Tii Marae in Waitangi today as the vessels sailed into Pēwhairangi Bay of Islands. Local waka taua went out to meet the vessels, and the waka hourua came in to Waitangi beach ... More >>

Pacific voyaging prowess honoured at historic early arrival

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 10:28 am | Tuia 250

As the Tuia 250 Voyage flotilla enters the Bay of Islands today it will pause and acknowledge Mangahawea Bay where compelling evidence of the immense voyaging reach and prowess of Māori and Pacific peoples has been found dating back to 1290 arrivals, ... More >>

New waka launched in Kororāreka Russell today

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 11:09 am | Tuia 250

The naming and launching of three waka took place in Kororāreka Russell today as a result of the Rātā symposium which is part of the Tuia 250 programme. More >>

Tuia 250 comes to Pēwhairangi Bay of Islands

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 2:33 pm | Tuia 250

The Tuia 250 Voyage Flotilla is on its way to Pēwhairangi Bay of Islands, where more rich stories of our voyaging and cultural heritage will be shared. More >>

Tuia 250 ki Whangārei Terenga Paraoa – Tuia te muka tangata

Friday, 1 November 2019, 10:11 am | Tuia 250

As the Tuia 250 journeys north into Te Tai Tokerau we reflect on its symbolic significance and arrival into the shores of Whangārei Terenga Paraoa (the Whangārei Harbour), say co-chairs of the Tuia 250 National Coordinating Committee, Dame Jenny Shipley ... More >>

City of Sails welcomes Tuia 250 flotilla

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 4:34 pm | Tuia 250

A big weekend of festivities is planned for the Tuia 250 ki Tāmaki Makaurau events as the Tuia 250 Voyage flotilla arrives in Auckland. More >>

Historic pōwhiri to take place at 1pm tomorrow, Friday 18

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 1:50 pm | Tuia 250

There’s a unique historic significance to the pōwhiri that will take place at 1pm tomorrow, Friday 18 October, at Wharetāewa Pā in Te Whanganui-o-Hei / Mercury Bay. More >>

Tuia 250 Voyage moves to Ūawa – Tolaga Bay

Friday, 11 October 2019, 12:04 pm | Tuia 250

Nau mai, haere mai ki ‘ Tuia ki Ūawa’ . Join the journey as the Tuia 250 Voyage vessels head in to Ūawa -Tolaga Bay early morning on Sunday 13 October . More >>

Tuia 250 - Te Pōwhiri - Te Whanganui o Hei / Mercury Bay

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 8:37 am | Tuia 250

Te Whanganui o Hei | Mercury Bay is one of four landing sites in Aotearoa/New Zealand where Māori and European first met during Cook’s 1769 voyage, therefore a significant place for Tuia - Encounters 250 commemorations. When H.M Bark Endeavour sailed into ... More >>

HMB Endeavour replica arrives in NZ to join Tuia 250 Voyage

Friday, 27 September 2019, 10:46 am | Tuia 250

Following the arrival of the double-hulled sailing canoe Fa’afaite from Tahiti on 13 September, the HMB Endeavour replica has completed its voyage from Australia to Tauranga, Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

As voyage begins from Tahiti we honour Sir Hek Busby

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 8:34 am | Tuia 250

The moment of departure of a double-hulled canoe from Tahiti to Aotearoa New Zealand will be a very special moment, say Tuia 250 National Coordinating Committee Co-Chairs Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr and Dame Jenny Shipley. More >>

Crew to sail to NZ from Tahiti using celestial navigation

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 3:12 pm | Tuia 250

A double-hulled canoe will depart Tahiti next week and navigate to Aotearoa using the stars, moon and currents to guide its voyage, announced Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Executive Bernadette Cavanagh. More >>


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