Welcoming Home of Te Marumaru Atua and the crew

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Sir Thomas Davis

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/jvzlP2P-coI”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A eulogy by his only surviving sibling, younger sister Tepaeru Whitta, 83, recounted humorous stories of growing up with Papa Tom on Rarotonga. Like the time (as a very young boy) he took four coconuts, tied them up in pairs, slung them under his arms and swam out of Avarua channel into open sea. […]

Te Tika Mataiapo Dorice REID

Today we share a short piece from the late Te Tika Mataiapo Dorice REID. I would like to share with you briefly my story of spiritually as a result of participating in traditional ocean voyaging. In March 1995 a crew of 24 sailed on the maiden voyage of “Te Au O Tonga” which means “the […]