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Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017

Hina Lei Floral Designs

Read more about the floral art of Rhesida Davies here: Hina Lei Floral Designs

Floral art designer coming to Samoa

16 October, 2017. Australia/Samoa - Samoa flower and art enthusiasts will soon have the opportunity to learn some new skills from the creator of...
The Patō electronic drum

Contemporary Tongan drum wins international acclaim

5 October, 2017. Rachael, who lives in Wellington, came up with the idea for her modern take on a traditional Tongan lali, or wooden...

Grappling with the Bomb

5 October, 2017. Australia - A new book about the nuclear testing held at Maiden Island and Christmas Island in Kiribati (then the British...
Allan Tipene and his wife, Desiree Tipene, with their children and others in Auckland, New Zealand. Ms. Tipene called “Moana” a “funny and beautiful” way for her children to connect with their culture. Credit Birgit Krippner for The New York Times

A translated ‘MOANA’ bolsters an indigenous language

19 September, 2017. By Charlotte Graham. AUCKLAND, New Zealand — The families lined up at the theater above a shopping mall here in New...

Faafaakitahi: Feelers of the Sea. The Art of Wayfinding

Painting by Hawaiian artist Herb Kawainui Kane for National Geographic. "FAAFAAKITAHI: Feelers of the sea. The art of wayfinding. In 1820, homeward bound from Samoa where...

Mission to zero – How young Pasifika leadership on climate change rocked my world

As a single mother of two amazing children it's quite hard for me to get out of the house generally, and on a week...

Award-winning NZ Maori filmmaker leads workshop in Samoa

13 September, 2017. Samoa –  Legend Samoan author Maualaivao Albert Wendt has said, “We need to write, paint, sculpt, weave, dance, sing, and think...
Scottish novelist, poet and traveller Robert Louis Stevenson (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Letters reveal Treasure Island author Robert Louis Stevenson wanted his reads to be racier

7 September, 2017. By Alistair Grant. But now it has emerged Robert Louis Stevenson – born in Edinburgh in 1850 – had secret longings to...

Fatu Feu’u – Diamond in the Sky

Samoan Fatu Feu’u (b. 1946) is primarily a painter, but he also experiments with a wide range of media including bronze, wood and stone sculpture, pottery...