Leg 6: Waitangi to Auckland
Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia arrived in Aotearoa and were celebrated in Waitangi on November 15, 2014. From Waitangi, the crew sailed to Auckland, engaging with several coastal communities along the way.
Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia Leg 5 crewmembers, which included two Maori voyagers from Aotearoa, sailed approximately 1,500 nautical miles through the Pacific Ocean from Samoa before reaching their destination in Aotearoa. Read more