Learn about celestial navigation and the amazing skill and innovation used by voyagers of the Pacific who found and settled Aotearoa many generations ago. Tahitian vessel Fa’afaite, and waka hourua Haunui and Ngahiraka Mai Tāwhiti will be open to the public.
You can also explore one of the world’s most accurate replicas – the HMB Endeavour – or board a gaff-rigged schooner – the R. Tucker Thompson – or imagine your next adventure sailing on the Spirit of New Zealand.
Rātapu te 3 o Whiringa-ā-rangi, Sunday 3 November 10am – 3pm.
This event is part of the Tuia – Encounters 250 programme.