Oral history: Matahi Brightwell, canoe builder

McCurdy, Peter James
Whakataka-Brightwell, Matahi
Production date
10 Apr 1992
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Interview about building double-hull canoe HAWAIKI-NUI and the voyage from Tahiti to New Zealand in 1985.
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Maker and role
McCurdy, Peter James: Maker
Whakataka-Brightwell, Matahi: Interviewee
Audio Cassette Tape: a - Tape 1 master
Audio Cassette Tape: b - Tape 1 copy
Digital File: c - Tape 1A digital copy (.wav)
Digital File: d
MP3: e - Tape 1A digital copy (.mp3)
MP3: f - Tape 1B digital copy (.mp3)
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Not on display


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