Story: Waka – canoes

Waka in Viaduct Harbour

Waka in Viaduct Harbour

These magnificent waka taua (war canoes) were paddled into Viaduct Harbour, Auckland, as part of the Waka 2003 event to support Team New Zealand’s defence of the America’s Cup.

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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 2 February 2003
Photograph by Martin Sykes

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Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr, 'Waka – canoes - Waka taua', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 December 2023)

Story by Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr, published 12 Jun 2006