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SUPPLIED Two Taranaki Reverends were ordained at a special ceremony at South Taranaki's Aotearoa Marae on Saturday. Reverend Mele Prescott, left and Reverend Vincent Nuku.

Culture and religion come together at special ordination ceremony

16 July, 2017. By Deena Coster. Culture and religion came together at a special ordination ceremony on Saturday. Following a powhiri onto Okaiawa's Aotearoa Marae, in...

Ta’u Pupu’a, changing the face of opera in the USA

14 July, 2017. By Anna Schuessler Daily Journal staff. Opera singer Ta’u Pupu’a knows how to make the most of the opportunities he’s been...

Dr Teariki Puni named to Oceania National Olympic Medical Commission

(From CINews. By Rashneel Kumar) Doctor Teariki Puni has become the first Cook Islander to be inducted in the Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) Medical...
Chef Sualua Tupolo prepares guacamole for families during a cooking class at Chandler Community Center in Chandler, Texas, on Tuesday, June 21, 2017. Tupolo, a native of American Samoa, is the executive chef at Brook Hill School in Bullard. He served as the exclusive chef for three governors of American Samoa, preparing meals for special government functions, legislators and heads of state. (Schuyler Wick/Tyler Morning Telegraph)

Meet Chef Sualua Tupolo

6 July, 2017. By ELSA CAVAZOS , ecavazos@tylerpaper.com - Chef Sualua Tupolo creates an island with vegetables and fruits, a carrot became a palm tree and...
photo courtesy Ken Hubbs Foundation Ana Faalaulau was Eisenhower High School's 2017 Ken Hubbs Award nominee.

Ana Faalaulau sings from the soul

5 July, 2017. By Harvey Kahn. Eisenhower High School Ken Hubbs Award nominee Ana Faalaulau used every last minute of her prep career. From...
Former Te Puke High School student Shane Tofaeono will be performing in Black Grace’s show ‘As Night Falls’ at Baycourt Theatre on July 6.

Shane Tofaeono – dancing his way around the world

4, July, 2017. The kids at school might have sniggered at former Te Puke High School student Shane Tofaeono's decision to become a professional...

Samoa to Israel: An Identity that embraces Diversity

Talofa lava, I’m Sieni, and I have two daughters named Tara and Leily, aged ten and seven, respectively. They were born in Haifa, Israel--my first...

Katrina Keil Youd: Photography is a Joy

I was born and raised in Samoa, attending Pesega Primary and then Samoa College. I then attended BYU-Hawaii, followed by a few years in Orem,...
Amie Batalibasi

Amie Batalibasi : Telling stories of the Solomon Islands

What’s the best part of your job? It’s a privilege to be able to do what I do – write and direct. As a kid...

PNG-born ADF private breaks language barrier

28 June, 2017. Normally PTE Morea assists in maintaining communications equipment for a Signals Regiment. However her language skills were put to good use...