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PTI NZ new Business Hub at Pasifika 2018

Pacific Trade Invest New Zealand will host its own new special business hub at Auckland’s Pasifika Festival 2018.  631 more words

New Zealand

MARSHALLESE 9.0: FIRST ATTEMPT AT KAJIN M̗AJEL̗

Whenever you learn a foreign language, there comes a time when you should finally put your knowledge to use. It’s never easy and always stressful, because you are painfully aware that you are most certainly going to make mistakes. 787 more words

Language

BOOKS TO WAIT FOR

‘Scarlet Redemption’ by Lani Wendt Young (3rd book in The Scarlet Series)

Lani Wendt Young’s newest series revolves around Scarlet – a young woman who returns to Samoa for her sister’s wedding. 218 more words

Pacific Literature

Turning a new leaf!

My late father was like a Russian doll packaged into one hell of a petite fire cracker. He had many pet peeves and would often end a tirade of lectures  with a Tongan proverb. 189 more words

MARSHALLESE 8.0: YEAR ONE SUMMARY

It has been almost a year since I officially began my Marshallese adventure. Twelve fun and productive months, during which I have learnt a lot not only about Kajin M̗ajeļ but also about myself. 692 more words

Language

HOW TO SAVE ENDANGERED LANGUAGES?

Can endangered languages be saved if one dies every fourteen days? Quite honestly, I don’t have the faintest idea. But more knowledgeable people say, and I really believe them, that there are ways to preserve even the rarest of tongues. 712 more words

Language

Have You Heard of Niue?

If I said the word “Niue” (pronounced like “New-eh”) would you know what I was referring to? Be honest.

I went to the Pasifika festival in Auckland a couple of years ago to celebrate the culture of Pacific Island nations and discovered there was an island dependency of New Zealand called Niue. 148 more words

New Zealand