VTP at the World Conservation Congress

A few fresh pics of Drs. Salopuka and George presenting at the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s World Conservation Congress in Honolulu, Hawai’i.  Dr. Salopuka’s presentation was “We are the crew of Lata: Moana Is Our Home”

Hard at Work on the new Vaka

Simon just sent us these photos of the hard working crew of Taumako artisans building a new Te Puke at Taumako.

A rare photo of navigator Basil Tevake

This photo of a small Te Alo Lili was taken by the Australian administrator of Santa Cruz Islands in the 1950s.  The person sitting on it holding the steering blade is none other than Basil Tevake, the master navigator who demonstrated his skills to Dr. David Lewis during 3 inter-island passages on David’s yacht in …

Bob Engle’s photos from 2012 Holau


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1st Mate on the VTP support vessel, the Gershon II, Bob Engle sent us these photos of the 2012 Holau Kaveia.  Thanks Bob! [Show slideshow]