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Inspired to act- owning it

Post Links to PTC2– demonstrate commitment to promoting the well-being of all ākonga

PTC4– demonstrate commitment to ongoing professional learning and development of personal professional practice  793 more words

PTC4

A PSA TO WHITE PEOPLE, EXPATRIATES & WELL-MEANING TOURISTS

I’ve been binge watching Departures because it’s that time of year when they put new episodes on Netflix and I had to fill my time with something until The Get Down pt 2 came out. 548 more words

Cultural Tourism

WHY LEARN PACIFIC LANGUAGES? (FOR FOREIGNERS)

You are not a Pacific Islander nor a person of Pacific descent. You are a foreigner (palagi, haole, ribelle, I-matang, kai valagi, etc.), who I presume likes studying languages and is interested in the beautiful islands of Oceania. 720 more words

Language

Language barriers

Sometimes I feel really useless because I never picked up my mother’s native Cook Islands tongue.  I keep saying that I will try to learn but the truth is, I haven’t ever really applied myself to the task. 99 more words

Telling the World - It's back!

Telling people you have cancer again is so weird.  I mean, telling them you have gray hairs, yeah, okay.  That you have a cold again.  Totally acceptable.   287 more words

WHY LEARN PACIFIC LANGUAGES? (FOR PACIFIC ISLANDERS)

So you are a Pacific Islander or a person of Pacific descent. You speak English or French. Or both. Or maybe even Spanish, German, or Japanese. 710 more words

Language

I’M A CELEBRITY… ONE DOG’S LIFE IN FIJI

‘Poppy was originally a pig-hunting dog. Her ears were cut off when she was just a pup, as is the custom with such working dogs. Sadly, this is believed to make them less vulnerable when pigs fight back. 186 more words

Pacific Islands Literature