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This Waka ( canoe ) was part of the opening ceremony at this years Waitangi Day, Bay of Islands, New Zealand. This was on 6th February 2013 and it commemorates the signing of the Treaty between most of the Maori tribes and Queen Victoria in 1840. These Waka have spectacular carvings from stem to stern – some of the bigger Waka’s have fifty paddlers or more.
Panasonic LUMIX GH2 at 300mm, 100×300 lens, 1/800, f/8, iso 160, manual.
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