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Kāpehu Whetū Compass

Est. 2005.  Jack Thatcher, one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most renowned celestial navigators, used the skills he had learnt over many years studying the ancient form of navigation to create the second Celestial Compass in New Zealand at Te Pari Taha | Sulphur Point in Tauranga. This working model demonstrates traditional navigation between sun, moon, stars, sky, sea and horizon.

Map No. 14.
Marine Park,
Te Pari Taha | Sulphur Point,
Tauranga, 3110.

Read more here:

 Kāpehu Whetū | Celestial Compass (est. 2005). McCauley, Debbie (2015, updated 2022).