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Fijian Author Calls for More Narratives

Although my heart go out to those in the Pacific Islands who are impacted by the rising cases of Covid-19, as well as Cyclone Harold, which has ravaged Vanuatu, Fiji and heading towards Tonga, I thought I would return with … Continue reading

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Easter Island Turns to Tradition Against Covid 19

Rapa Nui (Easter Island), which is one of the most isolated islands on earth, is not immune to the Covid 19 virus. In fact, as of April 1, the island has confirmed another three cases of Covid-19 coronavirus, bringing its total to … Continue reading

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More Pacific Nations Heightened Alert from Covid 19

Last week I gave an update on how some of the Pacific Island Nations are dealing with Coronavirus. Below is an update from a few other Island Nations that I missed last week. Social distancing is unimaginable in this sociable … Continue reading

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Pacific Nations on Heightened Alert from Covid-19

As the Coronavirus begins to spread throughout the Pacific and more Island Nations are reporting more cases, I thought I’d take the time to share some of the ways how the Pacific countries are taking proactive measures to control the spread … Continue reading

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Pacific Artists Inspired by Tupaia Exhibition

Radio New Zealand recently posted an article written by Christine Rovoi about how Pacific Islanders who visited an exhibition about Tahitian navigator Tupaia, said they have been inspired to share his story. Tupaia and the Endeavour at Auckland Museum tells … Continue reading

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“The Leap of Faith,” Vanuatu

A couple of weeks ago I ran a post about how the Sa tribe on Pentecost Island, Vanuatu, had become famous throughout the world for the land diving ritual (Nagol or N’gol) that occurs every Saturday between April and June. … Continue reading

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Samoan Artist Inspiring Others to Paint

Recently Radio New Zealand ran an article written by Sale Jane Hopgood about how a Samoan artist in her eighties hopes to encourage more Pasifika to explore their creative talents. Pusi Urale, 81, celebrated the female form in her exhibition … Continue reading

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