Growing the Waitangi Waka Legacy

Feb. 10, 2021, 9:05 a.m.

Waka is a longstanding tradition for descendants of Te Whare Tapu o Ngāpuhi who gather every year to paddle in honour of their ancestors, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and in the spirit of tino rangatiratanga.

Not only does waka hold the narratives that tie iwi together through whakapapa, it's an avenue for rangatahi to connect and learn about their shared history while moving forward in unison.

For more on this story, watch the video above.

 

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