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  • Rights: Public domain Published 13 November 2014 Size: 200 KB Referencing Hub media

    Early Polynesian sailing canoes were built for seafaring voyages. Waka hourua built since the 1990s were designed in a similar way to explore the Pacific Ocean in the manner of the forefathers.

    Engraving ‘Priests travelling across Kealakekua Bay’, by John Webber (1752–1793), artist aboard Cook’s ship.

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