Monthly Archives: February 2020

Vanuatu to Stake Claim Over Bungy Rights

Radio New Zealand ran an interesting article about how AJ Hackett, an international bungy jumping company,  should negotiate with people in Vanuatu to compensate them for the successful business he has built on the back of the centuries-old tradition of … Continue reading

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The Prison Songs of Lili‘uokalani

Last week the Hawaii Herald Tribune ran an interesting article about how the Lyman Museum in Hilo, Hawaii showcased the prison songs of Queen Lili’uokalani during a one-day exhibition on February 4. For more than a century, the original manuscripts … Continue reading

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Pacific Language Fund Launched in New Zealand

Another interesting news item from the Pacific that was posted late last year was an article on the Radio New Zealand site about how the New Zealand government had launched an innovation fund aimed at promoting Pacific languages in the … Continue reading

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