Viriama Tupaia, descendant of Tupaia (Tahitian navigator who travelled with Captain Cook on first voyage) talks about the meaning of the name Taputapuatea and the other places in the Pacific who hold the name and connect back to Ra’iatea.
Interview with Viriamu Tupaia at Taputapuatea Marae, Ra’iatea, Tahiti. Also Teamio Tuarau (translator), Michael Tuffery & Professor Paul Tapsell. 23rd April, 2012.
- CategoryTangata, Waka
- LocationRarotonga Cook Islands, South Pacific, Tahiti, Tuamotu