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Tupaia: Master Navigator

Tupaia: Master Navigator.

by Hanahiva Rose

The story of Tupaia, a navigator and high priest from the island of Rā‘iātea. 

Series: School Journal Level 3 August 2019

Learning area: English, Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 3

Reading year level: 6

Related titles: “Hakaraia: Warrior Peacemaker” SJ L4 May 2015 | “Captain Cook: Charting Our Islands” SJ L4 May 2016 | “Sixth Sense” SJ L2 Aug 2018

Topics: art, change, colonisation, communication, diplomacy, discovery, Endeavour, exploration, Gisborne, history, interpreting, James Cook, Joseph Banks, journeys, language, Māori, migration, misunderstanding, navigation, New Zealand history, Pacific, Polynesia, Rā‘iātea, science, Tahiti, Taiato, Taputapuātea, Te Hā, te reo Māori, Tolaga Bay, transit of Venus, translation, Tupaia, Tūranganui-a-Kiwa, Ūawa, unknown southern continent

In: School Journal Level 3 August 2019

Publication date: August 2019

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