Monthly Archives: August 2018

Hibiscus Festival 2018- Suva, Fiji

Last month the Bula Festival took place in Nadi, Fiji.  Well, this month the capital town of Suva will host the Hibiscus Festival from August 10-18, 2018. This year’s intriguing theme is: “Reuse – Reduce – Refuse – Re purpose – Recycle”. The … Continue reading

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Samoan Language Week in New Zealand 2018

Although I am bit late on sharing this event, I thought it was still important enough to post. A couple of months ago New Zealand celebrated Samoan Language Week. This year’s celebrations focused on keeping youth connected to their heritage. … Continue reading

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Legend of the Drum

Here’s a legend that tells how the Cook Islands and the French Polynesian Islands split apart. The story can be found in the book Legends of the Cook Islands. Legend of the Drum Legend tells of a great drum challenge … Continue reading

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Cook Islands Language Celebration

As the Te Maeva Nui festival continues on Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Cook Islands Maori has made headlines becoming the first foreign language to be used to recite the parliamentary prayer at the New Zealand parliament earlier this week. The prayer … Continue reading

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