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Read stories of achievers who have Samoan ancestry. It includes legends like Sina and Tigilau; historical figures Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III and Salamasina; and contemporary heroes Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Judge Ida Malosi and Troy Polamalu.
The whole community comes to the island's school and goes down to the seashore to watch a special delivery of resources for the students.
The little glow worm encounters several other cave dwellers that just might help him. A weta, a cave spider, and a huntsman, but it is the long-tailed bat that comes to his rescue.
Free-spirited Moana is destined to follow in her father's footsteps and take over as chief one day. But when danger threatens her island, Moana sets sail on an adventure to save her people.
Bo loves his parents, but sometimes feels lonely. He dreams of having a big brother, then begins to hope for a baby one instead.
Learn to speak words and phrases in Samoan.
When Pita finds a cowrie shell on the reef, Krypton shows him how to make a rat lure to catch an octopus... just like the legend.
For a special birthday dinner, Arfa would like some uga. His father takes him on an uga hunt.
A colourful picture book depicting scenes from the South Pacific that is aimed at supporting preschool children with numeracy skills 1-10. Includes Māori, Fijian, Samoan, and Tongan words.
Ula has his first day at Apia Primary School. The story tells of the excitement of starting school, and what happens when he falls over in front of some of the children.
Playful children's story about a caterpillar, a butterfly, words, books and the wonder of life.
Retells a traditional Tongan fable about a mischievous mouse, who is rescued by an octopus, but tricks his saviour. This represents the origins of traditional fishing lure design.
Little Bear has grown brace and confident and is keen to show Daddy Bear his best new tricks. Just when Daddy Bear think he's not needed any more, Little Bear gets into a spot of trouble.
Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep.
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