In 2019, New Zealand will mark 250 years since the first meetings between Māori and Pākehā during James Cook and the Endeavour’s 1769 voyage to Aotearoa New Zealand. Tuia – Encounters 250 will acknowledge this pivotal moment in our nation’s history as well as the extraordinary feats of Pacific voyagers who reached and settled in Aotearoa many years earlier.

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Nau mai, haere mai. Join Us.

Applications are now open for journalists, photographers and film crews keen to cover the Waitohi/Picton-based Tuia 250 commemorations, November 21 - 24.​

We welcome all platforms and look forward to assisting you to ensure the best possible stories for everyone.

 

Please don’t hesitate to contact us should you wish to talk through ideas or source talent for your stories.

Step one is to register via the fill-in form below and we'll be in touch from there.

 

Please note, we will be requesting letters of support from editors and some indication of where stories will be landing.

We look forward to welcoming you to Tuia 250 ki Tōtaranui.

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