Monthly Archives: January 2020

Tonga’s Earliest Game- Taupita

Recently Matangi Tonga Online ran an article that I thought was quite interesting and worth sharing about Taupita, which is Tonga’s earliest known game. The article was written by David Burley and Sean Connaughton: There are rare moments on an archaeological … Continue reading

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Pasifika Festival Will Donate Proceeds to Samoa Measles Response

Proceeds from this weekend’s Pasifika festival in New Zealand’s capital will go to the Samoa measles response fund. About 15,000 people attend the Wellington event each year and this year festival workshops are asking for donations to help Samoa recover from the measles … Continue reading

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Niue Language Week 2019

I’ve been meaning to share this article from a couple of months ago that was written by Christine Rovoi of Radio New Zealand about how Niueans across New Zealand celebrated their culture and language this past October. The theme was … Continue reading

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Cook Islands’ Voyaging History on Display

Happy New Year! Let’s kick-off the year with a story from last year- Last month the Cook Islands News ran an article written by Melina Etches about how the National Museum began an exhibit called, “Voyaging Vaka of the Cook … Continue reading

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