Kōrero: Te whakatere waka

Tātai arorangi

I ngā tau tōmua o te tekau tau atu i 1970 ka rapu haere ngā mema o te Polynesian Voyaging Society i ētahi tāngata nō Te Moananui-a-Kiwa i mātau ki ngā tikanga urungi waka. Kore rawa i kitea tētahi tangata kotahi. Heoi, ka kitea a Mau Piailug, he tohunga i te moutere o Satawal, ki Micronesia. Nāna a Hōkūle‘a i ārahi atu i Hawaii ki Tahiti, hoki atu ki Hawaii, mā te whakamahi i tētahi kāpehu whetū pēnei i tēnei ka whakaatuhia nei. Nā Mau a Nainoa Thompson i ako, te tangata tuatahi o Poronihia mō hia te rau tau ki te hautū waka i te moana mā te tātai arorangi. Nō te tau 1980, nāna a Hōkūle‘a i ārahi atu i Hawaii ki Tahiti, ka hoki ki Hawaii anō.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Te whakatere waka - Te haere i te moana nui', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/diagram/2220/tatai-arorangi (accessed 25 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Rāwiri Taonui, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005