Waka, Eastern Viaduct

Waka, Eastern Viaduct

The opening festivities of the Rugby World Cup started with the arrival of a 20-strong fleet of waka (Maori canoes). This is one of them, lying ready for the event, two days ago, and below scenes from yesterday’s opening ceremonies.

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Waka in the Eastern Viaduct

Waka in the Eastern Viaduct

Waka Arrival

Waka Arrival