Mythbusting "The arrival of the Maoris in New Zealand"

One of the most famous paintings about Polynesian migration to Aotearoa is examined - and found full of mistakes!

Illustrations THE ARRIVAL OF THE MAORIS IN NEW ZEALAND” by Goldie and Steele, “THE RAFT OF THE MEDUSA” By Théodore Géricault

Additional Sailing Footage from Waka Warriors

Thanks to Zoomslide and Te Toki Voyaging Trust


Writer/Director: Brendan Donovan | Editor: Mike Ogle | Camera: Adam Jones | Additional Camera: Madison Henry-Ryan | Sound: John McNicholas | Production Coordinator: Tess Whelan