12 Sep 2019

New documentary focuses on master carver and navigator Sir Hec Busby

From Morning Report, 7:55 am on 12 September 2019

Master carver, bridge builder, celestial navigator, a key figure in the revival of waka hourua or double-hulled voyaging canoes ... Sir Hekenukumai Busby... who died earlier this year, wore many potae (hats) Filmmaker Allan George has just released a short documentary about his whanau-member, which captures not only his charm, and his character... but also his reo... Mr George filmed the interviews with the Tai Tokerau leader just weeks before his death in May.