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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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Community law manual

Community law manual

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

Music CD

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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

performer Le Nifoloa (Musical group...

Music CD

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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...

Music CD

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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...

Music CD

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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...

Music CD

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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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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

performer Le Nifoloa (Musical group...

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

performer Le Nifoloa (Musical group...

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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Kātini  by Maria Samuela

Kātini

Maria Samuela

Book

Story about two young girls, who are meeting each other for the first time (at a concert) although their mothers are sisters. There is a lot of fun and laughter, which brings the cousins closer together. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

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Tusi ata mo tamaiti  by Talalelei Misikopa

Tusi ata mo tamaiti

Talalelei Misikopa

Book

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My storee  by Paul (Paul Eric) Russell

My storee

Paul (Paul Eric) Russell

Picture book

"A young boy has a mind full of wonderful stories but, when he writes them down, they come back covered in red pen. It seems his dyslexia will always hold him back from sharing his creativity. Then a new teacher arrives at school! My Storee is a picture...

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Marking indigeneity  by Tēvita O. Kaʻili

Marking indigeneity

Tēvita O. Kaʻili

Book

"This book explores how Tongan cultural practices conflict with and coexist within Hawaiian society"--Provided by publisher.

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Moon cow  = Masina povi  by Kyle Mewburn

Moon cow = Masina povi

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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Ocean's kiss  by Lani Wendt Young

Ocean's kiss

Lani Wendt Young

Book

"Long ago, Tangaloa cast a fiery net upon the waters and drew forth ocean’s might. The crashing wave. The surging tide that speaks to Masina the moon. And all the living things that swim and creep in the midnight blue depths. All this Tangaloa fashioned...

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Taonga

Taonga

Book

"This book of poetry is the end result of our participation in the Writers in Schools Project. We were fortunate to have Dr Selina Tusitala Marsh (University of Auckland) work with us. Her motivation, expertise, direction and poetry reading inspired ...

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False divides  by Lana Lopesi

False divides

Lana Lopesi

Book

"Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa is the great ocean continent. While it is common to understand the ocean as something that divides land, for those Indigenous to the Pacific or the Moana, it was traditionally a connector and an ancestor. Imperialism in the Moana,...

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Black dog + by Pamela Allen

Black dog +

Pamela Allen

Picture book

"Black Dog and Christina have been best friends for a long time. Suddenly, one cold day in winter, everything begins to change."--Publisher description.

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The eleventh sheep = Le mamoe lona sefulu ma le tasi  by Kyle Mewburn

The eleventh sheep = Le mamoe lona sefulu ma le tasi

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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Gospel Vol. 1, O le sala fai fua  by Pauga Ta'i. Logoipule

Gospel Vol. 1, O le sala fai fua

Pauga Ta'i. Logoipule

Music CD

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The Pacific  by Meaghan Wilson-Anastasios

The Pacific

Meaghan Wilson-Anastasios

Book

"Captain James Cook first set sail to the Pacific in 1768 - 250 years ago. These vast waters, one third of the earth's surface, were uncharted - but not unknown. A rich diversity of people and cultures navigated, traded, lived and fought here for thousands...

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Mose and the Manumea  by Jane Va'afusuaga

Mose and the Manumea

Jane Va'afusuaga

Book

A Sāmoan 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.

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Tatau  by Sean Mallon

Tatau

Sean Mallon

Book

"The Sāmoan Islands are virtually unique in that tattooing has been continuously practised with indigenous techniques: the full male tattoo, the peʻa has evolved in subtle ways in its design since the nineteenth century, but remains as elaborate, mea...

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