Te Hā — Sharing of breath

Te Hā means "sharing of breath" — as in the traditional hongi.
Join us in Tairāwhiti for the 2019 commemorations to celebrate the beginnings of the nation now known as Aotearoa New Zealand.

Events & Community

Events programme for 2016 has now finished.
Join us again in 2017.

A film by Lala Rolls

This documentary tells the story of Tupaia’s journey on the Endeavour and the first engagements in Tūranganui a Kiwa and Uawa.

Our Stories

Polynesian Voyaging

Exploring the Pacific

Our Stories

HMS Endeavour

Royal Society and Admiralty plan voyage to south seas

Our Stories

Heritage Sites

Landfall sites and landmarks of national significance