Waka return from epic voyage

Two waka hourua (double-hulled ocean-going canoes) have returned home to Northland after an epic, ten-month journey to Rapanui (Easter Island) and back. The journey was a long-held dream of master waka-builder Hekenukumai Busby, whose vessels have now sailed all three sides of the Polynesian Triangle linking Aotearoa, Hawaii and Rapanui.

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