Waka Tapu Depart For Voyage To Rapa Nui

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Crew members wave goodbye to friends and family as Waka Tapu departs... News PhotoAuckland,Crew,Cultures,Easter Island,Family,Friendship,Horizontal,Human Interest,Journey,Leaving,Month,New Zealand,People,Politics,Separation,Viaduct Harbour,WavingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesAUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 17: Crew members wave goodbye to friends and family as Waka Tapu departs from Viaduct Harbour, for a four month return voyage to Rapa Nui (Easter Island), on August 17, 2012 in Auckland, New Zealand. The 10,000 nautical mile voyage will retrace the ancestors of Maori when they first travelled across the Pacific to make their home in New Zealand. (Photo by Simon Watts/Getty Images)