Voyaging is a key theme of the Tuia 250 commemoration. That’s why we’re giving away two chances to go on a sailing from Oriental Bay with a friend – thanks to Te Toki Waka Hourua
All you have to do is COMMENT on our facebook page who you would take aboard with you!
Sailings are 40 minutes, and include a safety briefing.You must be over 16 years of age and be available to sail on Thursday 21 Feb, Fri 22 Feb or Sat 23 Feb (weather dependent).
And make sure you’re watching our page for the announcement of the two winners on Tuesday 19 Feb ?
You can also go into the draw for a sail at the Ministry for Culture and Heritage stall at Te Matatini.
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