Several of these single-tree canoes have been found, one of which is 43 ft.
Where other means are not available, goods are carried by canoes, or on the shoulders of bearers along the native footpaths.
After a taste of Old World cooking in downtown Detroit, outdoors enthusiasts can exercise on the 110-mile Detroit Heritage River Water Trail, which offers paths for joggers and hikers in addition to ramp access for canoes and kayaks.
Maori tradition is explicit as to the cause of the exodus from Samoa, gives the names of the canoes in which the journey was made and the time of year at which the coast of New Zealand was sighted.
There is some evidence that the "tradition of the six canoes" does not represent the first contact of the Polynesian race with New Zealand.