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Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018

Meet Hawaiian author Lehua Parker

Lehua Parker is an extraordinary person. Her talent, imagination, and brilliant sense of humour led to the creation of the Niuhi Shark Saga –...

Umu Box Christmas Town

14 December, 2017. We decided to make ‘Christmas Town’ but you could get creative and make Bethlehem or the Nativity scene – I imagine...

Christmas in Samoa 

These elegant Christmas trees are made from braided green coconut tree fronds and styled with gold accent bells. They stand at 3ft to 6ft....

Tausala Pasefika Showcase celebrates a passion for dance

7 December, 2017. Samoa - When she was four years old, Kehaolani Manoa-Slade’s mother thought dance school would be a great way to help her...

Graduation celebrates art talents from God

5 December, 2017. Samoa - Ten artists whose hands helped give Samoa the architectural artistic masterpieces called the Mulivai Catholic Cathedral and the Congregational Christian...

The Manaia Collection

“I may be tens of thousands of miles away but my heart still abides in the land where my ancestors tread.”⠀⠀ MANUMĀ | TAFITI |...
EMILY FORD/STUFF The south Aucklander's been painting since he was a kid, with a lot of encouragement from his dad.

Samoan artist challenges identity through new portrait series in south Auckland

1 December, 2017. By Emily Ford, Stuff.co.nz. For the past two years Uelese Vavae has been proudly carrying around massive paintings of his mum...

Making emotions visible – expressive arts as therapy in Samoa

1 December, 2017. Samoa - The aftermath of a traumatic event oftentimes calls for therapy, and expressive arts can be used as a form of...

Lighting the fire of poetry in others – NZ Laureate Selina Tusitala Marsh

30 November, 2017. Samoa - Dr Selina Tusitala Marsh is no stranger to our shores, but this is her first visit to Samoa as New...

Vital Samoan language resource book published

24 November, 2017. Samoa -  A book seven years in the making and a vital resource for all speakers of the Samoan language and students...