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Accept the ‘Tuia Challenge’ this Waitangi Day

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 8:35 am | Tuia 250

All New Zealanders are invited to accept the ‘Tuia Challenge’ this Waitangi Day 2020, say Tuia 250 Co-Chairs Dame Jenny Shipley and Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr. While the Tuia 250 Voyage is complete, the challenge it posed continues. More >>

Tuia 250 Voyage ends but Tuia - Our Future is Unstoppable

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 6:55 pm | Tuia 250

Tuia 250 has unleashed an unstoppable desire to keep moving forward and continue the kōrero about who we are, say the co-chairs of the Tuia 250 National Coordinating Committee, Dame Jenny Shipley and Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr. More >>

Final stop for Tuia 250 Voyage celebrates past and future

Saturday, 14 December 2019, 1:16 pm | Tuia 250

The Māhia Peninsula, where the land speaks to both voyaging and space-travel innovation, will provide a fitting backdrop as the Tuia 250 Voyage comes to a close this weekend, say the co-chairs of the Tuia 250 Coordinating Committee, Dame Jenny Shipley and ... More >>

Spirit of NZ carries the mauri of Tuia 250 to Whakaraupō

Friday, 6 December 2019, 4:20 pm | Tuia 250

The youth training ship Spirit of New Zealand will carry the mauri of the Tuia – Encounters 250 flotilla into Whakaraupō / Lyttelton today and be greeted on the water by Ngāi Tahu waka and the local community at the start of a weekend of events ... More >>

Children experience exclusive day with Tuia 250 flotilla

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 2:43 pm | Tuia 250

Port Marlborough went the extra mile on Monday, sponsoring the Schools Day as part of Tuia 250 ki Tōtaranui events. The funding came from their Sounds Discovery Fund, which is designed to support children’s connections with the local Sounds environment. More >>

Endeavour’s departure from Tuia Voyage prompts reflection

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 12:15 pm | Tuia 250

Don’t miss the Tuia 250 Voyage flotilla when it comes to Te Whanganui-a-Tara/ Wellington this weekend. The flotilla will make a spectacular sight as it performs a sail around of Wellington Harbour on Friday afternoon, say the co-chairs of the ... More >>

Histories confirm connections between Māori and Pacific

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 1:03 pm | Tuia 250

Crews from vessels in the Tuia 250 Voyage, while in Marlborough, will honour the home to one of Aotearoa’s most significant sites from an historical and cultural perspective, say the co-chairs of the Tuia 250 National Coordinating Committee, Dame ... More >>

A fond farewell to the tall ships after Tuia 250

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 3:48 pm | Tuia 250

After being part of the Tuia 250 Voyage since early October, the Endeavour replica departs for her home base in Australia next week. The youth ship Spirit of New Zealand will also have her final public open days for Tuia 250 in Wellington. More >>

More stories to be told as Tuia 250 Voyage arrives

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 12:19 pm | Tuia 250

Rich local stories and rebalancing both sides of Aotearoa’s settlement histories can be expected following the Tuia 250 Voyage flotilla’s arrival in the South Island this week, for events in and around Waitohi/Picton and Wairau, say co-chairs of the ... More >>

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 >>