Auckland Libraries: History of Fiji

History of Fiji

Ni sa bula Vinaka! Auckland Libraries is celebrating 'Macawa ni vosa Vaka Viti/Fiji Language Week. Check out some books about the rich history of Fiji.

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Tales, poems and songs from the underwater world

Daren Kamali

This collection of writings and performances are by Auckland Libraries Senior Pacific Curator Daren Kamali. Drawing on the underwater world in relation to his life he fuses sea creatures, myths and themes from around the Pacific.

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Ma 'afu, Prince of Tonga, Chief of Fiji

John Spurway

Enele Ma'afu, son of Aleamotu'a, Tu'i Kanokupolu, grew up during a time of unprecedented social and political change in Tonga following the advent of Christianity - this book follows his journey.

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Confronting Fiji futures

This republished edition of Confronting Fiji futures takes in these landmark events and eventualities and aims at a forward-looking assessment of the realities facing Fiji in the present and the future.

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Features Fiji's first exhibition of the VASU Pacific Women of Power. It brings together forty-six contemporary artists from Fiji, Rotuma, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Amerika Samoa, Kiribati, New Zealand, Australia and the USA.

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Bula vakavanua

Semi B. Seruvakula

Bula vakavanua discusses Fijian ethnology, social life and customs.

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Deryck Scarr

Deryck Scarr covers the history of Fiji from the voyaging people first reaching the islands to achieving their independence and sharing their homeland with colonial settlers.

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Gone ni Turaki

Manunivavalagi Korovulavula

Former Government minister, long-time civil servant and soldier, Manunivavalagi Korovulavula, tells the story of the difficulties he faced during World War II from 1939 to 1945.

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Tradition and change in the Fijian village

Rusiate Raibosa Nayacakalou

Learn about the traditions and social and cultural practices of Fiji.

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Songs of Fiji. Vol. 1

A collection of Fijian songs compiled and produced by Bill Heritage and Margaret Stacey.

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