Simone Kaho speaks with Tusiata Avia about unexpectedly finding permission to reclaim her dream.
With the country in Alert Level 1, many Kiwis have been enjoying the simple pleasures art provides – galleries, music gigs, local theatre productions, checking out the latest films in cinemas. However, Grammy-winning opera star Jonathan Lemalu hasn’t been to see a movie since January. “The thought of going to see a movie just makes […]
By Alice Lolohea Edited by Karl Chitham, Kolokesa U Māhina-Tuai and Damien Skinner, Crafting Aotearoa is perhaps one of the richest resources of New Zealand’s craft history, told through the lens of making. A mixture of indigenous practices, art pieces, artefacts and household objects, the book shares the knowledge, skill and work of artists […]
Cook Islands dance is well known for it’s energetic rhythms, swaying hips and shakey legs! One Cook Islander is turning her passion for her culture into a healthy obsession.
‘Mau and the Visitor’ play, runs for a second season Playwright Pulotu Canada McCarthy has assembled an 11-strong cast for the second season of his play “Mau and the Visitor.” The show depicts one of Samoa’s darkest days in history, the killing of Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III.
By Alice Lolohea The last time I spoke with Grammy-winning opera singer Jonathan Lemalu, it was mid-November last year and the city of London had entered its second lockdown. With his gigs and performances postponed or cancelled, and his classes shifting to a digital medium he was yet to get comfortable with, Lemalu was incredibly […]
‘For people who have been abused by it, it’s a tender conversation.' As the government moves to ban conversion therapy, survivor Doron Semu shares his story.
Pasifika men are finding different ways to create open conversations about mental health.
Outrage from the Fiji Community after an American businessman trademarks the work "Bula".