Reanimating Tūpuna Stories

Tuia250 revives history through modern-day voyaging, storytelling, and now gaming.
Marlborough iwi, Te Atiawa, tells the story of the great navigator, Kupe who chased the cheeky octopus, Muturangi from his home in Hawaiki to Aotearoa after Muturangi stole fish from his net.

Tuia – Encounters 250 creative writing competition

Enter the 2019 Smart Alex creative writing competition for secondary school students

Would your secondary students like to enter an exciting creative writing competition? Entry is free and there is $3,000 in prize money!

Navigating through difficult histories

How exactly should we remember the important early encounters in New Zealand history? Should we praise or condemn or find a difficult but honest middle ground?

Applications for Tuia 250 content

For all you creatives: the folks at NZ On Air are currently taking applications for content that commemorates Tuia – Encounters 250 – 250 years since the first onshore encounters between Maori and Europeans.

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