Three part documentary series telling the story of Tupaia the Tahitian high priest and navigator who boarded the Endeavour and undertook his own cultural exploration, a visionary and the key to Cook's survival in his encounters with the Polynesians of Tahiti and New Zealand.

Primary Title
  • Tupaia's Endeavour
Date Broadcast
  • Sunday 30 July 2017
Start Time
  • 15 : 00
Finish Time
  • 16 : 00
Duration
  • 60:00
Episode
  • 1
Channel
  • Maori Television
Broadcaster
  • Maori Television Service
Programme Description
  • Three part documentary series telling the story of Tupaia the Tahitian high priest and navigator who boarded the Endeavour and undertook his own cultural exploration, a visionary and the key to Cook's survival in his encounters with the Polynesians of Tahiti and New Zealand.
Classification
  • PGR
Owning Collection
  • TV & Radio
Broadcast Platform
  • Television
Languages
  • English
  • Maori
Captioning Languages
  • English
Captions
Live Broadcast
  • No
Rights Statement
  • Made for the University of Auckland's educational use as permitted by the Screenrights Licensing Agreement.
Subjects
  • Documentary television programs--New Zealand
Genres
  • Biography
  • Documentary
  • History
Hosts
  • Michael Tuffery (Presenter)
  • Paora Tapsell (Presenter)
  • Kirk Torrance (Presenter)
Contributors
  • Kirk Torrance (Narrator)
  • Kirk Torrance (Actor)
  • David Paul (Cinematographer)
  • Lala Rolls (Director)
  • Lala Rolls (Producer)
  • Island Productions Aotearoa (Production Unit)
  • Maori Television (Production Unit)
  • NZ On Air (Funder)
  • Te Māngai Pāho (Funder)
Subjects
  • Documentary television programs--New Zealand