Birds and navigation

How did the ancient navigators know there was land south of Polynesia? Birds!

Tahiti Drone footage Yohann Hironui Bouit 

Space footage from NASA 

Additional Sailing Footage from Waka Warriors 

Thanks to Zoomslide, Te Toki Voyaging Trust, Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr & the crew of Haunui waka

Special Thanks to Fa’afaite - Tahiti Voyaging Society 

Director: Anna Marbrook | Writer: Brendan Donovan | Editor: Mike Ogle | Camera: Simon Temple | Sound: Raimana Loussan and Laurent Longubardo | Production Coordinator: Angela Maurice