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Te Matau a Māui Voyaging Trust / Waka Experience


Fri 19 Feb 2016, 7:00pm–9:00pm
Sat 20 Feb 2016, 9:00am–11:00am
Sun 21 Feb 2016, 10:00am–12:00pm

Where: Waterside, 32 West Quay, Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • All: $115.00
  • Additional fees may apply


Listed by: Art Deco Trust

Tremains Art Deco Festival 2016 -TADF16

He Maunga teitei e kore e taea te eke - A lofy Mountain, one cannot ascend
He ngaru nui mā te waka ka taea - a great ocean wave, with a canoe, one is able.

This Waka Experience offers a unique two hour cultural and sailing experience on board Te Matau a Māui a traditional Polynesian designed sailing waka. Enjoy the beauty of Hawke Bay, and the hospitality of the crew as they take you on a journey back in time. Hear stories of local Māori history and legend, learn place names, areas of cultural significance and life for local Māori pre 1931. While on board you will be served a delicious selection of tasting platters inspired by indigenous cuisine and Hawke’s Bay’s finest produce.

On Fri 19 Feb Waka Experience also offers you the unique opportunity to view the Brebner Print Memorial Flying Display on board Te Matau a Māui. Meet 10 minutes before departure time water side 32 West Quay, Ahuriri, Napier. Bring a warm jacket, sunscreen, sunhat and have a comfortable pair of shoes on hand.

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