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In 1915, 160 Niuean men joined the New Zealand Expeditionary Force as part of the Maori Reinforcements and set sail to Auckland and then Egypt and France. Most had never left the island or worn shoes before.
Based on a museum survey and on ethnographic fieldwork with weavers originating from the Polynesian island of Niue, the author gives a detailed overview of Niuean weaving past and present.
Tiny Niue lies alone in the south Pacific, a single island with formidable cliffs rising from the deep ocean. Far from the main shipping routes and with a daunting reputation, ‘Savage Island’ did not naturally invite visitors.
The story of how the coconut tree got to Niue Island.
A dictionary of Niuean vocabulary and grammar.
This book is the first study of this art form. Most known pieces of hiapo (barkcloth or tapa) were produced in the mid to late nineteenth century and are now dispersed all over the world.
A bilingual collection of stories from Niue, in both Niuean and English. With illustrations by Lange Taufelia, Tales of Niue Nukututaha features 12 tales from the island of Niue, giving traditional Polynesian storytelling a new twist.
Crafts of Niue, including hand weaving,
Pandanus, basket making and fibrework.
On Niuean participation in World War One,
This book is based on an unpublished Master of Arts thesis written in 1990 as well as prepositions, personal memoirs, experiences and perspectives of Niue's historical political past and present.
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