Join us on a voyage of discovery about the technology and innovation that brought people to Aotearoa. Armed with their ancestral knowledge and a bigger vision of science - mātauranga - they created our land of voyagers.

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In the Footsteps of Kupe

Embracing the past, a new generation of innovators are designing the futuristic waka powering Team New Zealand over the waters of the Waitematā.

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Introducing Tā Ian Taylor

I remember being amazed when a man first stepped on the moon over 50 years ago. But I was truly gobsmacked when I discovered my ancestors went on their own voyage into the unknown.

About 4000 years ago they set off on an epic journey that took them all the way from South East Asia to Aotearoa! My friend Professor Lisa Matisoo-Smith calls it the greatest migration in human history!

Click on an adventure below and join me on our voyage of exploration!

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