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Thursday, Apr. 26, 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 –...

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...

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...
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...

“Friendship can be a revolutionary force”

Speech by Dr Rachel Buchanan, for launch of Tautai Sāmoa, World History and the Life of Ta’isi O.F. Nelson, by Dr Patricia O’Brien 19 August...

Review of Tautai: Samoa, World History and the Life of O.F. Nelson

This is a book about Ta’isi O.F. Nelson that sets his life in the context of 20th century colonialism and the British Empire. This was...

Book Review – ‘ONE BOY, NO WATER’ BY LEHUA PARKER

Summary Zader, a thirteen-year-old boy, was adopted by the Westin family when he was just a baby. Being allergic to water, he is living in...

‘Tautai’ seminar on independence movement leader

16 August, 2017. Samoa - The Australian High Commission, in partnership with the National University of Samoa Centre of Samoan Studies, is hosting a...

Palemia; Memoir

By Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi Early in 2015, Dr Peter Swain paid me a courtesy visit at my office. In the course of...
Members of the Stevenson household in Vailima, Western Samoa, in 1892. PIC: Rischgitz/Getty Images

Stevenson in Samoa, Joseph Farrell

26 July, 2017. By Allan Massie. Most of his friends were dismayed when Robert Louis Stevenson settled in Samoa after two years of sailing...