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My favourite spot on the Island being surrounded with lava flows and raging waves. Not well advertised but without a doubt a very meaningful place to visit. History and culture of the Island is represented here in a very low key way. One day someone...More
I have to agree with Deniece K, and I am not even Polynesian. I do however have an interest in Polynesian culture and history, and find it quite bizarre that a place of so much significance has so little importance placed on it. When looking...More
Avana Passage, its significance & history of the waka leaving for Aotearoa is definitely not well represented!!
Well done to the carver for the CARVING portraying the migration of the waka to Aotearoa.
The circle of stones with each waka named.
Wow.. not much to...More
Avana Point is reached down a side road towards Avana marina accommodation, opposite the Ngatangiia CICC church. Historically the harbour has been used by early Polynesian settlers, European sea-voyagers and present day fishing vessels and yachts seeking safer anchorage during storms. The point offers visitors...More