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Aere ra Fa’afaite: Voyaging leader Pa Ariki tells of her pride

Wednesday 28 August 2019 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local

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Aere ra Fa’afaite: Voyaging leader Pa Ariki tells of her pride
Crew huddle for prayer on the deck of Fa'afaite, before casting off for Aotearoa New Zealand. 19082708

Fa’afaite, the double-hulled vaka from Tahiti, left our shores yesterday morning after an intimate farewell ceremony at the harbour attended by Pa Ariki, Karika Ariki, Vakatini Ariki, Marumaru Atua crew and friends.

Fa’afaite, the double-hulled vaka from Tahiti, left our shores yesterday morning after an intimate farewell ceremony at the harbour attended by Pa Ariki, Karika Ariki, Vakatini Ariki, Marumaru Atua crew and friends.


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