Te Paewai | The Horizon: Pacific navigation and voyaging

Learn the basic skills used to navigate the seas and come with us to sail the tides of knowledge.

  • Learning areas and strands Social Sciences, Science, Pacific, History
  • Education type Education visit
  • Duration 60 minutes
  • Suitable for Years 3–13
  • Next available Available now
  • Cost Free trial programmes throughout 2023
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Hoist your sails and heave the wealth of knowledge about waka hourua waka houruadouble-hulled sailing wakaMāori, Pacific navigation, voyaging, Pacific migration, and histories.

Grasp and hold fast to the experiences in our Mana Whenua exhibition and embark on a journey.

Children interact with a double-hulled waka (canoe) on a grassed area


Papa rā | land rigs at Te Hau Kōmaru, 2022. Photo by Tia Nepia Su’a. Te Papa