Monthly Archives: May 2020

Reimagining Pacific Futures Youth Art Competition 2020

The Reimagining Pacific Futures (RPF) is a climate action initiative organised byte youth-led organization the Pacific Islands Students Fighting Climate Change (PISFCC). The RPF is part of PISFCC’s youth to participate in climate activism and in its decision making process … Continue reading

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New e-Book from Samoan Author

Radio New Zealand recently posted an article written by Sale Jane Hopgood about a new fiction e-book that addresses the challenges of being a teine Sāmoa, or Samoan girl, has been launched this week to mark New Zealand’s Samoan Language Week. … Continue reading

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Promoting the Rotuman Language

Okay. I’m going to share one more fascinating story about the Rotuman language. It was quite exciting when the language had its own special week in New Zealand a couple of weeks ago. Journalist, Christine Rovoi (who is Rotuman), wrote … Continue reading

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The Unique Pacific Language of Rotuma

Noa’ia ‘e mauri! Last week I promised that I would post the reason why Rotuman is an unique Pacific language. Journalist, Christine Rovoi, of Radio New Zealand wrote an interesting article about how the islanders celebrated their language and culture across … Continue reading

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First Rotuman Language Week

This week marks the first ever Rotuman Langguage Week in New Zealand celebrating the language of Rotuma. Radio New Zealand ran an interesting article about the week. You won’t hear New Zealand’s Rotuman community complaining about the unique environment in … Continue reading

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The Phantom Canoe- Fiji

I could’ve saved this next legend for Halloween time, but it’s too good to wait. The story comes from Fiji, and it’s a ghostly tale that also has witches and giant clams. How can I wait to share? Enjoy! The … Continue reading

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Vanuatu Update amid Covid-19

Here are some interesting updates that have recently occurred in Vanuatu… First, Radio New Zealand has reported that Vanuatu’s education ministry is reprinting homeschooling material in Bislama, because of difficulties in getting English and French materials to the right houses … Continue reading

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