Mar­itime land­marks

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Award-win­ning his­to­rian, sto­ry­teller and or­a­tor Pita Turei is launch­ing Voy­ager New Zealand Mar­itime Mu­seum’s sec­ond stage in the Kupe Sites Land­mark Se­ries.

An­cient Nar­ra­tives, Whaka­papa is on Septem­ber 8 at 1.30pm in the Ed­mis­ton Gallery.

Kupe Sites is a tour­ing pho­to­graphic ex­hi­bi­tion from the Mu­seum of New Zealand, Te Papa Ton­garewa.

It ex­plores the sto­ries of Kupe’s en­counter with New Zealand through names of var­i­ous land­marks and places and even our coun­try’s name Aotearoa.

His ses­sion will be fol­lowed by light re­fresh­ments in Voy­ager’s Imag­i­nar­ium from 2.30pm till 3.30pm. Do­na­tions wel­come.

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