Sponsors & Supporters 

https://www.ngapuhi.iwi.nz/

 

Te Runanga A Iwi O Ngapuhi has supported our project by providing funding through their Discretionary Funding and Sponsorship pathways. 

 

Thank you also goes to Sonny Tau for the letter of support on behalf of TRAION. Thanks also goes to TRAION CEO Lorraine Toki for her support.

https://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/

 

The University of Cambridge, U.K. has supported our project by permitting us to film within the grounds and buildings of the prestigious Queens' College. Gratitude to Rev. Dr Jonathan Holmes for his hospitality.

https://www.waitangi.org.nz/

 

The Waitangi Treaty Grounds has supported our project by permitting us to visit and film on a number of occasions, particularly in relation to their exhibits regarding Hongi Hika. Many thanks go out to Greg McManus, CEO.

The Te Kongahu Museum, Waitangi Treaty Grounds will be hosting one of our bicentennial events in October 2020.

https://www.hrp.org.uk/tower-of-london/#gs.A6RsUZw

 

Historical Royal Palaces - Tower of London has supported our project by permitting us to film re-enactments within the Royal Armoury and the Tower of London grounds.

 

Thank you to Julie Brodie, Curator of the Royal Armoury (as at 2014).

https://tucker.co.nz/

 

R. Tucker-Thompson Sailing Trust supported our project by permitting us to film re-enactment of Hongi's journey from the Bay of Islands, NZ, to London, U.K. via Port Jackson (Sydney). 

http://sydney.edu.au/museums/collections/macleay.shtml

 

The University of Sydney has supported us by way of the McLeay Museum permitting us to view and film their carved wooden bust of Hongi Hika. Thank you to Dr Jude Philp and Rebecca Conway for their assistance.

The University of Sydney will host one of our bicentennial events in October 2020. 

http://www.taiamaitours.co.nz/

 

Waka Taimai Tours has supported our project in a number of ways; by hosting and tutoring the author on the paddling and steering of traditional waka, as well as guiding the author around a number of ancient pa and battle sites. Many thanks go to Ngati Hineira kaumatua, Hone Mihaka for all his support.

https://natlib.govt.nz/he-tohu

 

The NZ National Library has supported our project by allowing us to film their acclaimed, award-winning exhibition He Tohu. The author's research has been used in the creation of this exhibition.

https://www.shf.org.au/

 

The Sydney Heritage Fleet has supported our project by permitting us to film re-enactment scenes aboard their vessel the James Craig. We thank the Board and staff for this opportunity.

http://rangimarie.org/index.html

 

The Rangimarie Charitable Trust supported our project by permitting us to view and film the artwork known as 'Moka's Utu'. We thank them for the opportunity and for the knowledge that it is being cared for by a true kaitiaki.

https://waioragroup.wordpress.com/mokoia-island/

 

Mokoia Island Waiora Experiences has supported our project by allowing us access to Mokoia Island to conduct additional research on the Battle of Mokoia in 1823. Many thanks go out to Mokoia Waiora for their support.

https://www.riverrats.co.nz/

 

River Rats have supported our project by providing us with two kayaks which we used to re-enact the footsteps (and paddle-strokes) of the Ngapuhi waka taua who invaded Rotorua in 1823. Thank you to River Rats for the wonderful and insightful experience.

www.poihakenaportraits.com

 

Poihakena Portraits have supported our project by providing props and costumes for our re-enactments. If you are looking for brilliant portraits with a Maori feel, contact Gareth or Teowai.

https://www.britishmuseum.org/

The British Museum is hosting one of our bicentennial events in 2020.

https://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/

 

 Queens' College has supported our project by permitting us to film a series of re-enactments on location in both 2014 & 2019, and will be hosting one of our bicentennial events in September 2020.

https://brightonmuseums.org.uk/

 

The Brighton Museum has supported our project by permitting us to view and film the bust of Hongi Hika, of which they are the current kaitiaki. They will be hosting one of our bicentennial events in September 2020.

https://www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/

We are grateful that the Norfolk Records Office has offered to host one of our bicentennial events in October 2020.

http://www.kiwinorth.co.nz/

We are grateful that Kiwi North Museum has offered to host one of our bicentennial events in October 2020.

https://www.aucklandmuseum.com/

We are grateful that the Auckland War Memorial Museum has offered to host one of our bicentennial events in October 2020.