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Title The bridgebuilder / [directed by Toby Mills]
Published Auckland : Tawera Productions, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (53 minutes)
Summary The Bridge-builder is a profile on 80 year old Hekenukumai Busby; Mastercarver, waka-builder, celestial navigator and icon of the Pacific. It traces his rise from engineer and bridgebuilder in the north to his visit in 2008 to the small Micronesian island of Satawal, where Hec was acknowledged in a traditional ceremony, as a master celestial navigator taught by the great teacher Mau Pialug
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed May 22, 2015)
In English
Subject Busby, Hekenukumai, 1932-
Canoes and canoeing -- New Zealand -- History.
Navigation -- Oceania.
Maori (New Zealand people) -- Boats.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Mills, Toby, director, producer
Tawera Productions, production company
Other Titles Bridge builder