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Waka - The Awakening Dream Television (Full Length) – 1990 Documentary Māori

Waka - The Awakening Dream

Television (Full Length) – 1990 Documentary Māori

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When you see the two logs that were dropped off on the site, a year ago just about now, and look at the finished product, you just can’t help but feel a lump come in your throat.
– Rae Kepa (Waka builder)
My admiration for the old people, and how they made wakas, has just tripled since I did this myself. I’ve encountered the same problems but I’ve had a lot of modern aids to help me. But those old people, just doing it with what they had, just blows me away.
– Lionel Grant (Waka builder)