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Embracing A Cultural Responsive Pedagogy

New Zealand has the largest Pasifika population compared to any other country in the world. Pasifika families come to New Zealand because it offers better educational opportunities for their children as a chance. 540 more words

QUT Pasifika Night 2015

Last year we hosted QUT’s very first Pasifika night. Join us again this year as we celebrate the rich culture of the Pacific and unity of MELANESIA, MICRONESIA & POLYNESIA!! 28 more words



Leonard Fong Roka – or ‘Captain Bougainville’ as he is often called – is a proud Bougainvillean, a writer, the author of five books, and a Papua New Guinea’s first Book of the Year Award recipient for his memoir, ‘Brokenville’. 679 more words

Pacific Islands Literature


Dearest readers

Welcome! And just to let you know what’s coming at ya here’s some random stuff I’ll be posting about because they interest me – can’t use the term passionate cos that sounds anal. 93 more words

Adult Literacy

There Are Many

“There is not one Pacific
There are many
From the solid slops of Mount Hagen
and  Porgera’s wealth in the west
To the Pearl locked islets… 167 more words


Cook Islands Language Week 2015

Cook Islands Language Week – Te ‘Epetoma o Te Reo Kūki ‘Āirani celebrates the languages spoken by the people of the Cook Islands; Cook Islands Māori, the Western Polynesian language Pukapuka, and the distinctive mixture of Cook Islands Māori and English spoken by the people of Palmerston Island. 145 more words

New Zealand

Oceania is Us

“Oceania is vast, Oceania is expanding, Oceania is hospitable and generous, Oceania is humanity rising from the depths of brine and regions of fire deeper still, … 235 more words