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.
Outrage from the Fiji Community after an American businessman trademarks the work "Bula".
“Elevated” was a Family Park Jam hosted by King Kapisi and supported by Pasifika NGO Le Va with the aim of putting the unity back into community and an underlying theme around suicide prevention.
Sela Alo spoke with Tagata Pasifika after his diagnosis with Covid-19. He shared a strong message to Pacific communities of the importance to stay home and stay local.
“Pacific children want to see characters that look like them”: Reina Vaai launches new children’s books
Reina Vaai is used to wearing an impressive amount of hats – Director, Journalist, Blogger, Criminal Defence Lawyer and now Children’s author. “I’ve always been interested in telling stories,” Vaai enthuses. “When I was about 6 years old, I would write stories and make books for people as their birthday gifts.” Her very first […]
As Covid-19 global cases pass the 1 million mark, it’s estimated there will be a 9-12% decrease in international tourist arrivals this year for the Pacific region.According to the most recent figures, Pacific tourism’s contribution to regional GDP is 11.1% in 2018 - that's around US$3.8billion.Pacific Tourism CEO Chris Cocker says it will be a long road to recovery due to the travel restrictions during the pandemic.
Ōtara community performing the Samoan Siva Tau and mighty Haka for the people of Christchurch