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Children experience exclusive day with Tuia 250 flotilla

2019 Nov 28

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…

Endeavour’s departure from Tuia Voyage prompts reflection

2019 Nov 28

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…

Wairau rich in histories that confirm connections between Māori and Pacific tupuna

2019 Nov 27

Wairau rich in histories that confirm connections between Māori and Pacific tupuna…

A fond farewell to the tall ships after Tuia 250

2019 Nov 26

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…

More stories to be told as Tuia 250 Voyage arrives

2019 Nov 21

More stories to be told as Tuia 250 Voyage comes to South Island…

Moving ceremony at Waitangi carries message of thanks and healing

2019 Nov 10

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.…

Welcome for Tuia 250 flotilla at Waitangi

2019 Nov 08

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.…

New Zealand marks 100 years since first Armistice Day on Monday

2019 Nov 07

Armistice Day will be commemorated with a national ceremony at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington on Monday 11 November at 11am. Members of the public are welcome to attend. …

Pacific voyaging prowess honoured at historic early arrival site

2019 Nov 07

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…

New waka launched in Kororāreka Russell today

2019 Nov 06

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.…

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