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Waka (Maori Canoe) via My Instagram

Waka (Maori Canoe) Otago Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand See this entire collection of New Zealand photos on Flickr  and Follow Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Learn more about New Zealand with these books * A portion … Continue reading

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Waka (Maori Canoe) Detail from My Instagram

Waka (Maori Canoe) Detail Otago Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand See this entire collection of New Zealand photos on Flickr  and Follow Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Learn more about New Zealand with these books * A … Continue reading

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Kupe Sculpture at Wellington Harbor via Instagram

Kupe Sculpture at Wellington Harbor From the plaque attached to the sculpture… “Matahourua Te Waka, Ko Kupe Te Tangata, Ko Hine Te Aparangi Te Wahine Kupe Raiatea the explorer, his wife Hine Te Aparangi, and Pekahourangi the Tohunga, sight Aotearoa, … Continue reading

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Waka (Maori Canoe) at the Otago Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand

Waka (Maori Canoe) at the Otago Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand Waka (/ˈwɒkə/; Māori: [ˈwaka]) are Māori watercraft, usually canoes ranging in size from small, unornamented canoes (waka tīwai) used for fishing and river travel, to large decorated war canoes (waka taua) up to 40 metres (130 ft) long. … Continue reading

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