Construct a land waka
Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 November 2012,
Inspiration Station, Level 4
craft activities for kids
Land waka (also known as land yachts) have been around since ancient Egyptian times. They’re still used today. In fact, racing around on a wind-driven vehicle has become a proper sport. Papamoa, Oreti, Waikanae, and New Brighton are popular places for riding the wind here in New Zealand!
See Pacific vaka (canoes) in Collections Online
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