Kupe - Voyaging By The Stars, in NZonScreen

According to Māori legend, Aotearoa was found by the explorer Kupe, chasing a wheke (octopus) from Ra'iatea, Tahiti. This 1993 documentary follows Northland building contractor Hekenukumai 'Hector' Busby, as he leads the construction of a waka hourua, then retraces Kupe's course across the Pacific, back to Rarotonga.