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The pure beauty of Pelorus River in Marlborough made the location the perfect choice for Forest River.
The sub-tropical surroundings make Whangarei – the most northern city in New Zealand - the perfect setting for a spot of football.
Waka Tapu – an expedition featuring two traditional ocean-going waka / canoes manned by modern Māori adventurers using ancient celestial navigation methods – has retraced a voyage made by their forebears across the Pacific Ocean.
Ever since New Zealand’s first Polynesian settlers navigated uncharted oceans a millennium ago, sailing has been a big part of New Zealand’s culture.
Aotearoa New Zealand’s sailing heritage goes back far beyond the arrival of the first European settlers.
New Zealanders are famed around the world for their ingenuity – there’s an old adage that Kiwis can do anything with a piece of fencing wire.
There are few sailing events around the world that a Kiwi hasn’t conquered and there’s no doubt that they’re regarded among the best in the world.
New Zealanders first started building boats out of necessity, as they lived in a country totally surrounded by sea.
Sailing the waters of Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf has been a lifelong passion for Kiwi sailor Tony Rae.