The above image is of the Prime Minister being gifted a Samoan rakau/stick called To’oto’o onboard the waka hourua Haunui in February 2018.

Media articles about Tuia – Encounters 250

Death ship or cause for celebration - how should we remember Captain Cook 250 years after he landed in NZ?, TVNZ (February 2019)

Dual name for Tūranganui-a-Kiwa / Poverty Bay, Minister Sage (February 2019)

Voyaging from the past into the future, Education Gazette (February 2019)

The Governor-General's Waitangi Day address (February 2019)

Te Powhiri planned for Tuia 250 commemoration in Mercury Bay, Mercury 250 Trust (February 2019) 

Endeavour replica to sail around Australia to mark 250 years since Captain Cook's arrival, ABC News (January 2019)

Waka Hourua serves as educational vessel, Māori TV (January 2019)

Thames Coromandel District Council - Tuia - Encounters 250 commemoration events (January 2019)

Young waka crew follows stars back to NZ, Checkpoint RNZ (November 2018)

The Endeavour in Turanganui, Dame Anne Salmond, Gisborne Herald (October 2018)

Year of conversations launched, Gisborne Herald (October 2018)

Cook commemerations - an encounter with our past, Māori Television (October 2018)

Major Oceania exhibition opens in London, NZ Herald (September 2018)

Sound world for land fall, Gisborne Herald (August 2018)

Watch: Ngāti Oneone re-tell accurate history of Gisborne, Maori Television (August 2018)

Gisborne will be central to ‘tier one’ significant event, Gisborne Herald (August 2018)

Commemoration of first onshore Māori-European meeting gets $3.5m Government funding boost, TVNZ (July 2018)

Coromandel's Captain Cook monument to be reinstalled, Stuff (July 2018)

Captain Cook party takes 'two birds with one stone' approach, Marlborough Express (May 2018)

‘Exciting plans are under way’, Gisborne Herald (May 2018)

The [Australian] government is spending almost $50 million to commemorate the 250th anniversary of James Cook’s first voyage to Australia, Business Australia Insider (May 2018)

The Cook connection: Tōtaranui Trust general manager Alice Taylor, Marlborough Express (April 2018)

Bridge from landing to hill, Gisborne Herald (April 2018)

New Zealand and Pacific Island countries to partner with Royal Academy of Arts on ‘Oceania’ exhibition, The Beehive (April 2018)

Dual name for Poverty Bay possible, TVNZ (April 2018)

Should Captain Cook's NZ landing be celebrated?, TVNZ Facebook (April 2018)

Coromandel to mark 250 years since Cook, SunLive News (March 2018)

Te Hā must create space for truths to be told, Gisborne Herald (March 2018)

Lottery grant of $9 million to fund for 2019 events, Gisborne Herald (March 2018)

Tuia Encounters 250 Funding, The Mercury Bay Informer (March 2018)

Tuia Encounters 250 Funding, Thames Coromandel District Council (March 2018)

Whangarei sculptors pay it forward after Sculpture Symposium success, Northern Advocate (March 2018)

Students walk away with Whangarei sculpture award, Waatea News (March 2018)

250 Year Journey Represented by Winning Whangarei Sculpture, Scoop (March 2018)

Public tour inside council offices, Gisborne Herald (March 2018)

Lottery Grants Board funding to support Tuia – Encounters 250 commemoration, Department of Internal Affairs (March 2018)

Wharf upgrades at Paihia, Russell and Opua, Minister Shane Jones (March 2018)

Sailing Into a New Zealand Harbor, and Recreating History, New York Times (March 2018)

Tall ship R Tucker Thompson to retrace Captain Cook's Bay of Islands visit 250 years ago, NZ Herald (March 2018)

Sculpture journey about to begin, Te Au Mārie 1769 Trust (March 2018)

Journey of discovery shapes sculpture contest, Radio Waatea (March 2018)

Artist and adventurer Nepia-Clamp shares love of the sea and culture, Gisborne Herald (March 2018)

Rediscovering Cook’s visit to the Bay, Te Au Mārie 1769 Trust (March 2018)

Council votes for Tūranganui a Kiwa/Poverty Bay, RNZ (March 2018)

Prime Minister Ardern visits waka crew, Ministry for Culture and Heritage (February 2018)

Te Hā appointments made in build-up to Tuia 250, Gisborne Herald (February 2018)

Decision on name change tomorrow, Gisborne Herald (February 2018)

Waka expert to navigate 2019 commemorations, (February 2018)

Governor-General of New Zealand Dame Patsy Reddy's Speech at the Kupe - Waka Odyssey opening (February 2018)

Te Hā Sestercentennial Trust Appoints New General Manager, Scoop (February 2018)

Celebrating a pivotal moment in history, Prime Minister Ardern (February 2018)

Peace ceremony on Flagstaff Hill heals 160 years of old wounds, Northland Age (February 2018)

Towards the Te Hā celebrations, Gisborne Herald (January 2018)

Kororareka/Russell's flagstaff ceremony in pictures, Northern Advocate (January 2018)

Manager wanted to help mark 250th anniversary of Cook's landing in Northland, Northern Advocate (January 2018)

Storytellers wanted to bring Māori history to life for te reo Māori learners, Education.govt (August 2017)

The 'time travelling' author and the geopolitics of 1770 Aotearoa, (August 2017)

Hauiti to unveil plans for commemorations, Gisborne Herald (July 2017)

Shipley puts Gisborne in the limelight for 250th, Gisborne Herald (May 2017)

Dame Jenny Shipley returns to Whitney Street School, Marlborough Express (May 2017)

Good turnout and a positive reception to the Cook Journey themes, TCDC (March 2017)

Gisborne first in 2019, Gisborne Herald (February 2017)

Captain Cook commemorations, in Marlborough, to celebrate two cultures, Marlborough Express (February 2017)

Captain Cook's first voyage celebrated 250 years on, Northern Advocate (December 2016)

First meetings korero, Gisborne Herald (Oct 2016)

Celebrations to mark 250th anniversary of Captain Cook's landing, Marlborough Express (June 2016)

Celebrations will mark Cook's voyage of discovery, Northern Advocate (November 2015)

Iwi welcome Captian Cook celebrations, Marlborough Express (August 2015)

Updated on 19th February 2019