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Ngāpuhi war canoe at Waitangi


The Ngāpuhi waka taua (war canoe) Ngatokimatawhaorua, built for the 1940 centenary of the Treaty signing, was the largest of five waka in the Bay of Islands waters for Waitangi Day 2002.


Photo: Michael Cunningham
Northern Advocate, 7 February 2002

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