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Connections- Past and Present

In the last two blogs we have learned more about Fiji in the 19th century and its connection to Scotland. This week Neil Curtis, head of museums and co-curator of ‘Fiji, Scotland and the Making of Empire’, tells us more about the connections between Fiji’s colonial past and its present.   757 more words

taking care of tapa cloth

Tapa cloth has always played a big role in New Zealand decorating due to its ready availability. Go back thirty years and there was barely a student flat in which someone didn’t have a large tapa (or at least a scrap) pinned to the wall. 1,006 more words