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Pilot programme teaches youth art of traditional voyaging

Thursday 25 November 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Culture, National

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Pilot programme teaches youth art of traditional voyaging
Vaka Marumaru Atua navigator Peia Patai (right) and programme participant Piritau Nga Jr (third from right) with the rest of the vaka crew and new students. 21112401

Master navigator and captain of Vaka Marumaru Atua Peia Patai says vaka voyaging is a lost art and he wants to help revive the tradition our forefathers were renowned for.

Master navigator and captain of Vaka Marumaru Atua Peia Patai says vaka voyaging is a lost art and he wants to help revive the tradition our forefathers were renowned for.


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