Mark Beaumont helms a Waka
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Queen's Baton Relay: Auckland, city of sails

The Queen's Baton Relay of Glasgow 2014 arrives in Auckland in New Zealand. The 15th stop on the journey around the Commonwealth.

Queen's Baton Relay presenter Mark Beaumont takes to the seas on a traditional sailing boat called a Waka to discover how Polynesian ancestors were able to navigate the Pacific islands and how ancient boat building techniques have inspired modern high-tech racing crafts.

  • 05 Dec 2013
  • From the section World
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