A Waka Odyssey, Kupe Dreaming 26 Feb
Discover how traditional Pacific navigators sailed waka hourua (double-hulled sailing canoes) across the Pacific Ocean without using instruments or modern technology.
A Waka Odyssey, Kupe Dreaming 28 Feb
Join us for a panel discussion as A Waka Odyssey's Pacific navigators share their stories, and insights into the dangers to oceans and animals.
A Waka Odyssey, Kupe Dreaming 21 – 23 Feb
This conference will bring together a broad range of voices on climate change – from the science to the impacts on policy and public implications.
A Waka Odyssey, Family, Kupe Dreaming 03 Mar
Join us for this free, whānau-friendly celebration featuring Pasifika-flavoured fun, music and food galore – the last stop in the Waka Odyssey tour of the Wellington region.
Artist Talks, A Waka Odyssey, Kupe Dreaming 27 Feb
A fascinating expert panel discussion about the first Pacific people's journey to Aotearoa.
A Waka Odyssey, Family, Kupe Dreaming, Music 27 Feb
Pack a twilight picnic for a concert with a difference on Wellington’s popular Oriental Bay beach.
A Waka Odyssey, Kupe Dreaming 24 Feb – 02 Mar
Take an in-depth journey to discover Te Papa’s Māori taonga or treasures and enrich your understanding of what makes New Zealand’s Māori culture and traditions unique.
A Waka Odyssey, Family, Kupe Dreaming 24 Feb
Come and explore the navigation techniques used by the Pacific Peoples on their journey to Aotearoa in this special drop-in session at Te Papa's new learning lab, Hīnātore.
A Waka Odyssey, Family, Kupe Dreaming 26 – 28 Feb
Be among the few lucky Festival-goers to experience one of these mighty Pacific sailing waka in action on Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Wellington Harbour.
Artist Talk, A Waka Odyssey, Kupe Dreaming 26 Feb
Join the creative team behind the Festival's A Waka Odyssey celebration and epic opening night Kupe as they share how they brought together these once-in-a-lifetime events.
A Waka Odyssey, Festival Club, Kupe Dreaming, Music 28 Feb
At the end of every epic voyage is a great celebration, and the wrap party for A Waka Odyssey will be no exception – featuring golden-voiced Bailey Wiley and master of electronic funk Laughton Kora.
A Waka Odyssey, Family, Kupe Dreaming 23 Feb
A great gathering requires a great feast. Join friends and whānau for a traditional Māori hāngi meal and get ready to take in the Festival’s opening night extravaganza, Kupe.
A Waka Odyssey, Family, Kupe Dreaming, Theatre 24 Feb – 04 Mar
Kupe, the great Pacific explorer and navigator, is the hero of this lively, lyrical solo show by treasured local poet and storyteller Apirana Taylor.
A Waka Odyssey, Family, Kupe Dreaming 24 – 25 Feb
Gather round for this free, family-friendly evening of Māori storytelling, music and performance and delight in the adventures of young hero Paeora, future navigator.