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Margaret Pointer places Niue centre stage in an entertaining account of this island nation through to 1974, when Niue became self-governing. Text and images unravel a fascinating and colourful story of Nukututaha, the island that stands alone.
John Pule is one of the most significant artists living and working in New Zealand today. Hauaga provides an indispensable guide to his powerful, enigmatic and personal paintings.
Four plays from five playwrights who interweave Pacific languages with English. Masters in the art of comedy and contemporary theatre, the authors shine a light on the lives of Paciﬁc peoples, their culture and identity in New Zealand.
Learn about the traditional crafts of pandanus weaving and basketmaking - parallel text in Niuean and English.
A presentation of the myths around the origins of the coconut tree in Niue and throughout the Pacific - main text in Niuean and in English.
Resident Commissioner Larsen was killed by three escaped prisoners on 17 August 1953. The three young Niueans believed they were ridding the island of a brutal tyrant. A portrait of the true face of New Zealand's colonial rule in Niue.
A bilingual collection of 12 stories from Niue in both Niuean and English. Giving traditional Polynesian storytelling a new twist, these tales are about the people of Niue and their love, courage, pride and curiousity.
Biography of Sir Toke Tufukia Talagi and his life from a small island in the Pacific to a knight of the realm - his life work and experiences as a businessman and on into politics and the premiership.
Pointer's expert research continues to capture the moving story of tiny Niue’s involvement in the Great War. It sets in a wider Pacific context and considers the contribution made by colonial troops to the Allied effort.
Based on a museum survey and on ethnographic fieldwork with Niuean weavers, the author gives a detailed overview of Niuean weaving past and present, including social structure elements and change processes.
Intermediate guide to learning the Niuean language, including vocabulary, grammar and Niuean-English and English-Niuean phrasebook.
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