Story: Auckland region

Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

At the opening of the 1990 Commonwealth Games, hundreds of performers related New Zealand arrival stories. This clip shows the passage of Polynesian settlers across the Pacific Ocean towards the New Zealand coast.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland region - Sport and leisure', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 June 2023)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 1 Aug 2016