Kupe: Voyaging by the Stars

Kupe: Voyaging by the Stars


Past event

Philip Carter Family Auditorium

According to Māori legend, Aotearoa was found by the explorer Kupe, chasing an octopus from Ra’iatea,Tahiti. This documentary follows the late Hekenukumai 'Hector' Busby, as he leads the construction of a waka hourua (double-hulled canoe), then retraces Kupe’s course across the Pacific back to Rarotonga.

50 mins. In partnership with Nga Taonga Sound and Vision.