LAUNCHED: A new book of Tongan nursery rhymes and poems aimed to protect cultural principles and values

The book is a response to a lack of good resources for teaching Tongan language and culture in New Zealand. “As migrants in Aotearoa, we need to build a neighbourhood where our languages, traditions and cultural practices will continue to inspire the next generation.” Dr Linita Manu’atu.

VIGILANCE: as climate change negotiation nears Paris – Pacific negotiators must nail the ‘devil’ in the details

Pacific climate negotiators need to anticipate moves, including those aimed to delete certain segments as well as the bloating of other segments to water down or divert any number of promises. They need to make sure that the ‘devils’ in the details are identified, isolated, exposed and redressed.

100-year NZ Red Cross story sets platform for organisation’s global humanitarian role

From knitting socks for WWI soldiers to saving lives in war-torn, natural disaster or Ebola-afflicted nations more recently, the history of the New Zealand Red Cross spans many generations, activities and places. These captured...

Pasifika leaders celebrated with 2015 Creative NZ Pasifika Awards

Talented artists, innovators and leaders are being recognised for their outstanding contribution to Pacific arts at this year’s Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards. Among the winners is Neil Ieremia, internationally renowned choreographer and...