Te Matau a Māui Voyaging Trust


Discover Hawke’s Bay aboard ‘Te Matau a Māui’’, a traditional Polynesian sailing waka (canoe), that has travelled across the world.  Enjoy the hospitality and warmth of a friendly crew as they share their passion for sailing with you. Hear stories of Polynesian migration and local Māori history and legend. Learn how their ancestors navigated by the stars and how they continue this tradition today. Sailing occurs from October through March (weather dependent). Delicious Māori cuisine also included.  Two hour sailing departing West Quay, Ahuriri, Napier.


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