This oil painting by Kennett Watkins shows a fleet of double-hulled, ocean- going waka (canoes) landing in New Zealand. The first waka to arrive in the new country were probably double-hulled, and would have been used for the earliest coastal explorations.
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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Oil painting by Kennett Watkins
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