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Trio Kikiriri. Vol. 6 by Trio Kikiriri

Trio Kikiriri. Vol. 6

Trio Kikiriri

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Trio Kikiriri. Vol. 3 by Trio Kikiriri

Trio Kikiriri. Vol. 3

Trio Kikiriri

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O le pologa tau'ave= The heavy burden.

O le pologa tau'ave= The heavy burden.

DVD

"O le pologa tau'ave - The heavy burden," a 44 minute documentary film produced by Galumalemana Steven Percival in 2018, explores the crisis presented by non-communicable disease in Samoa with a particular emphasis on food. What clearly emerges from the...

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'O Seu ma le Tama Seugogo Lafulafua  by Galumalemana Steven Percival

'O Seu ma le Tama Seugogo Lafulafua

Galumalemana Steven Percival

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The eleventh sheep = Ko e sipi hono tahataha  by Kyle Mewburn

The eleventh sheep = Ko e sipi hono tahataha

Kyle Mewburn

Picture book

"When the eleventh sheep falls out of Sian's dreams and into the real world, Sian is excited to have a new friend. Every day they play together, and at night Sian falls straight asleep with her arms around her woolly friend. But she can tell the eleventh...

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Moon cow = Pulu Mahina  by Kyle Mewburn

Moon cow = Pulu Mahina

Kyle Mewburn

Picture book

"When Milly the cow looks up at the moon she knows it must be lonely, so she decides to keep it company. The other cows think she's crazy, but Milly continues trying to win the moon's friendship. But this is harder than Milly thinks. After all, how do...

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Ko hono tokangaekina hotau 'api tukufakaholo  by author Catholic Church. Pope (2013- : Francis)

Ko hono tokangaekina hotau 'api tukufakaholo

author Catholic Church. Pope (2013-...

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The polyfest  by Jill MacGregor

The polyfest

Jill MacGregor

Book

After all their hard work, Tauava'e and her friends in the Koraunui Dance Group are ready to perform along with other schools at the Polyfest in Lower Hutt.

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The Koni Raoni  by Jill MacGregor

The Koni Raoni

Jill MacGregor

Book

Pururangi lives in Aitutaki and this year at Christmas time, it's the turn of her village to travel around the island and dance for the people in the other villages.

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Samoan queer lives  by Dan Taulapapa McMullin

Samoan queer lives

Dan Taulapapa McMullin

Book

Samoan Queer Lives is a collection of personal stories from one of the world’s unique indigenous queer cultures. The first of its kind, this book features a collection of autobiographical pieces by faàfafine, transgender, and queer people of Sāmoa,...

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My hair cutting ceremony  by Jill MacGregor

My hair cutting ceremony

Jill MacGregor

Book

"Tikopuna is 12 years old and has never had his hair cut. His family and friends have returned to the Cook Islands to celebrate his Haircutting Ceremony."

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White Sunday  by Jill MacGregor

White Sunday

Jill MacGregor

Book

Every year children in Samoa look forward to White Sunday. It's a special day when children wear new white clothes to church. Laumua's new dress is blue and white.

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Fish for mufti day  by Jill MacGregor

Fish for mufti day

Jill MacGregor

Book

Siokatame, Tevita, Melino and Lototonga raise money for the Mufti Day donation by collecting seafood and selling it to people in their village.

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Pacific presences. Volume 2, Oceanic art and European museums

Pacific presences. Volume 2, Oceanic art and European museums

Book

Hundreds of thousands of works of art and artefacts from many parts of the Pacific are dispersed across European museums. They range from seemingly quotidian things such as fish-hooks and baskets to great sculptures of divinities, architectural forms...

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Pacific presences. Volume 1, Oceanic art and European museums

Pacific presences. Volume 1, Oceanic art and European museums

Book

Hundreds of thousands of works of art and artefacts from many parts of the Pacific are dispersed across European museums. They range from seemingly quotidian things such as fish-hooks and baskets to great sculptures of divinities, architectural forms...

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Women of Polynesia  by Terence Barrow

Women of Polynesia

Terence Barrow

Book

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Book

The Community Law Manual 2018-19 is a trail-blazing resource that helps New Zealanders (and their advocates) help themselves. The Manual contains over 900 pages of easy-to-read legal info, on just about every area of community and personal life. Re-r...

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The Pacific

The Pacific

DVD

Actor Sam Neill retraces the route Captain James Cook took 250 years before on his legendary journey across the Southwest Pacific, explores the cultures of the islands Cook visited and discusses Cook's controversial legacy with the locals.

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Sot Samoa by Faaiu Leatiogie

Sot Samoa

Faaiu Leatiogie

Music CD

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Master Ue'z by performer Master Ue'z

Master Ue'z

performer Master Ue'z

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Le Nifoloa. Volume17, O tama fanau a Samoa by performer Le Nifoloa (Musical group)

Le Nifoloa. Volume17, O tama fanau a Samoa

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Molimoto mai malie. Volume 1 by composer Molimoto (Musical group) performer

Molimoto mai malie. Volume 1

composer Molimoto (Musical group) p...

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Mt Vaea Band by performer Mt Vaea Band

Mt Vaea Band

performer Mt Vaea Band

Music CD

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Intensive course in Tongan by Eric B. Shumway

Intensive course in Tongan

Eric B. Shumway

Audio CD

This course consists of 130 lessons, supplementary materials, conversational materials, Tongan proverbs and songs, specialised word lists, readings and a glossary. The lessons are written as a guide for students who want to speak and understand the T...

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Tonga  by Fred J. Eckert

Tonga

Fred J. Eckert

Book

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ʻOiai ʻoe i ke kula  by Noʻeau Warner

ʻOiai ʻoe i ke kula

Noʻeau Warner

Picture book

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Eddie Kamae & friends by Eddie. performer. Kamae

Eddie Kamae & friends

Eddie. performer. Kamae

Music CD

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Sons of Hawai'i by Eddie. performer. Kamae

Sons of Hawai'i

Eddie. performer. Kamae

Music CD

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Lalelei Tasi Oe by Le Ao Atua Band 3 (Musical group) performer

Lalelei Tasi Oe

Le Ao Atua Band 3 (Musical group) p...

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Toto masaa Vol. 1. by Luamua O Tumua (Musical group) performer

Toto masaa Vol. 1.

Luamua O Tumua (Musical group) perf...

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Le Gataula Vol. 20, Solafaie, e le faigofie by performer Le Gataula (Musical group)

Le Gataula Vol. 20, Solafaie, e le faigofie

performer Le Gataula (Musical group...

Music CD

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Tagi a le tautoga Volume 9 by Taulaga Tagaloa

Tagi a le tautoga Volume 9

Taulaga Tagaloa

Music CD

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My island lady by Richard Parker

My island lady

Richard Parker

Music CD

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'O Mose ma le manumea  by Jane Va'afusuaga

'O Mose ma le manumea

Jane Va'afusuaga

Book

A Samoan story of adventure as two boys search for the manumea. Their thrilling journey takes them from the village at the coast to the dark forest, discovering wonders along the way. Mose and the Manumea is designed to be read independently by 8-10 year...

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Te tare i roto i te reo Kuki Airani = Counting in Cook Island Maori  by June Allen

Te tare i roto i te reo Kuki Airani = Counting in Cook Island Maori

June Allen

Book

Counts from 1-5 in Cook Islands Maori and English, using objects: ukelele, coconut drinks, dogs, shoes, and toes.

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Pauga ta'i logoipule Vol. 16. by Tama o Saumalu Band

Pauga ta'i logoipule Vol. 16.

Tama o Saumalu Band

Music CD

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E le'I faatauina lo'u alofa by Huzzein Niuapu. Leti

E le'I faatauina lo'u alofa

Huzzein Niuapu. Leti

Music CD

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Christmas album. Vol. 2 by Faaleaga Young Yen

Christmas album. Vol. 2

Faaleaga Young Yen

Music CD

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Sala fai fua gospel album by Pauga Ta'i. Logoipule

Sala fai fua gospel album

Pauga Ta'i. Logoipule

Music CD

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Lava Boyz. Volume one by Emmanuel Neva Usoali'i

Lava Boyz. Volume one

Emmanuel Neva Usoali'i

Music CD

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Voices of the future

Voices of the future

Book

"A wonderful anthology of eight stories addressing children's rights and sustainable development, written by child authors from all around the world and produced in conjunction with UNESCO's Voices of Future Generations initiative. UNESCO's Voices of...

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Silamanino. Part 8, the final episode.

Silamanino. Part 8, the final episode.

DVD

"This is the final episode of Silamanino series. Do not miss out: whether Enoka is really having mental illness, what will happen to Silamanino who is falling in love with Tavita? ...."--Container.

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Silamanino. Part 7.

Silamanino. Part 7.

DVD

"The bond between Tavita and Silamanino has developed and is flourishing into a meaningful partnership. At the same time Enoka's journey back from being missing and presumed dead is also finding his way back into his wife and children's lives."--Cont...

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Le Nifoloa. Vol. 22, Beautiful by performer Le Nifoloa (Musical group)

Le Nifoloa. Vol. 22, Beautiful

performer Le Nifoloa (Musical group...

Music CD

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Silamanino

Silamanino

DVD

2014 Tour. Get to now the Silamanino Film series, the cast and crew and see behind the scenes from the story writer and director.

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Tuiga. Part 2.

Tuiga. Part 2.

DVD

"The plot of 'The Tuiga Part 2' examines the challenges of maintaining Samoan traditions in modern times. Part one focused on the main character Pualemamae, the chosen taupou of her aiga and village in Samoa. Her life becomes complicated when she is ...

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Tuiga. [Part 1].

Tuiga. [Part 1].

DVD

"The plot of 'The Tuiga Part 2' examines the challenges of maintaining Samoan traditions in modern times. Part one focused on the main character Pualemamae, the chosen taupou of her aiga and village in Samoa. Her life becomes complicated when she is ...

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The Pacific festivals of Aotearoa New Zealand  by Jared Mackley-Crump

The Pacific festivals of Aotearoa New Zealand

Jared Mackley-Crump

Book

"With a history now stretching back four decades, Pacific festivals of Aotearoa assert a multicultural identity of New Zealand and situate the country squarely within a sea of islands. In this volume, Jared Mackley-Crump gives a provocative look at t...

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Mamafa le toto I le vai. Part 1.

Mamafa le toto I le vai. Part 1.

DVD

Two young boys go into a shop in Samoa and shoplift a box of pain killers. The shop keeper catches the boys and asks them to explain themselves. They tell her that they cannot afford the pain killers and that they are for their mother who is suffering...

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Fa'amanatuina o le 56 Tuasaga o le Tutoatasi o Samoa - 2018.

Fa'amanatuina o le 56 Tuasaga o le Tutoatasi o Samoa - 2018.

DVD

Celebrations commemorating 56 years of Samoan independence.

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Keep on Kimi Ora  by Edith Amituanai

Keep on Kimi Ora

Edith Amituanai

Book

"Last year, Edith was invited to the Hawke’s Bay by the Hastings City Art Gallery to work with the students at Kimi Ora School in Flaxmere. Over five weeks, Edith taught the students about photography, and invited them into a conversation about what it...

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Tamo'e i luma. Cataula volume 18 by Mareko Pailate Eteru

Tamo'e i luma. Cataula volume 18

Mareko Pailate Eteru

Music CD

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Le Gataula Vol. 21, Ka fia fai moli lava by performer Le Gataula (Musical group)

Le Gataula Vol. 21, Ka fia fai moli lava

performer Le Gataula (Musical group...

Audio CD

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E le galo Oe Vol. 2  by Emme To'oala Eteru

E le galo Oe Vol. 2

Emme To'oala Eteru

Music CD

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Fuia ai esi. Vol 3 by Lolani Pito

Fuia ai esi. Vol 3

Lolani Pito

Music CD

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Pu'e mai o'u lima Volume 17 by Mareko Pailate Eteru

Pu'e mai o'u lima Volume 17

Mareko Pailate Eteru

Music CD

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Le Nifoloa. Vol. 18, O oe lou 'olo by performer Le Nifoloa (Musical group)

Le Nifoloa. Vol. 18, O oe lou 'olo

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Music CD

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A is for aloha  by Stephanie Feeney

A is for aloha

Stephanie Feeney

Book

"Through beautiful images, this "A-Z" book portrays some of the people, places, plants, animals, and activities that make up the everyday life of children in Hawaii and shows the brilliant color that characterizes the Hawaiian Islands"--Provided by p...

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Molau and Tanovo  by Briar Wilton

Molau and Tanovo

Briar Wilton

Book

Molau and Tanovo is a tale from Fiji about how two fighting giants caused the creation of the islands around Kadavu. Bula Fiji is a short factual introduction to the country and culture.

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Kingdom of Sabbath-keepers  by L. M. O'Uiha

Kingdom of Sabbath-keepers

L. M. O'Uiha

Book

"For Seventh Day Adventists, the keeping of the Sabbath is of utmost importance. What then, were Adventists in the Kingdom of Tonga to do when the human-ordained international dateline contradicted their long-held beliefs? [This ] is an-depth religious...

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Le Nifoloa. Vol. 20, Pepese ma osana by performer Le Nifoloa (Musical group)

Le Nifoloa. Vol. 20, Pepese ma osana

performer Le Nifoloa (Musical group...

Music CD

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Le Nifoloa. Vol. 19, E le uma le alofa by performer Le Nifoloa (Musical group)

Le Nifoloa. Vol. 19, E le uma le alofa

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Music CD

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The woman who was swallowed by a whale. Niue : rock of Polynesia  by Briar Wilton

The woman who was swallowed by a whale. Niue : rock of Polynesia

Briar Wilton

Book

The woman who was swallowed by a whale is a folktale ; Niue : rock of Polynesia is a short factual introduction to the country and culture.

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Le Nifoloa. Vol. 21, "Miss Lover" by performer Le Nifoloa (Musical group)

Le Nifoloa. Vol. 21, "Miss Lover"

performer Le Nifoloa (Musical group...

Music CD

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Le Nifoloa. Vol. 23, Party jamz by performer Le Nifoloa (Musical group)

Le Nifoloa. Vol. 23, Party jamz

performer Le Nifoloa (Musical group...

Audio CD

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Ko 'emau tēniti puluú  by Sereima Lumelume

Ko 'emau tēniti puluú

Sereima Lumelume

Picture book

After a cyclone destroys the village, the villagers show their resilience. Includes notes for parents, caregivers, and teachers.

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Silikana mo 'ene ngoue kakalá  by Seu'ula Fonua

Silikana mo 'ene ngoue kakalá

Seu'ula Fonua

Picture book

Silikana is very fond of her sweet smelling garden but one morning as she flies over she notices something is dreadfully wrong, the plants have withered and need rain. Includes notes for parents, caregivers, and teachers.

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I loto he fale haaku +

I loto he fale haaku +

Book

A reader for children in Niuean naming things inside a house.

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Oceania

Oceania

Book

"Encompassing thousands of islands from the remote shores of Rapa Nui to the dense rainforest of Papua New Guinea, Oceania is one of the world's most extraordinary and diverse regions. This book, accompanying the spectacular exhibition at the Royal A...

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