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Silent Whistle: The all-female kava club empowering women

Kalapu Fai kava, or Kava Clubs, have traditionally been the domain of Pacific Island men. But a new club in Auckland is the latest of a growing trend of all-female kalapu.

Known as Longomapu, or Silent Whistle, the kalapu is all about empowering women through conversation and kava. Alice Lolohea reports.

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