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Pacific new titles

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​Check out the latest books on Pacific culture, society and customs for kids and adults. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Ko e Niue  by Raewyn Funaki

Ko e Niue

Raewyn Funaki

Book

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Sea people  by Christina Thompson

Sea people

Christina Thompson

Book

"For more than a millennium, Polynesians occupied the remotest islands in the Pacific Ocean, an enormous triangle stretching from Hawaii to New Zealand to Easter Island. Sailing in large, double-hulled canoes, without the benefit of maps, writing, or...

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Sina's busy day ; by Dahlia Malaeulu

Sina's busy day ;

Dahlia Malaeulu

Picture book

Sina's up early , she has a very busy day ahead. Her day begins with cheerful greetings to her family, friends, her rugby coach and whoever she meets all through the day.

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Lei loves ; by Dahlia Malaeulu

Lei loves ;

Dahlia Malaeulu

Picture book

"Lei Loves - introduces festive greetings from Mother's Day to Happy New Year, and culminates in wishing Leia 'Happy Birthday'. "--Provided by publisher.

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Lāuga  by Sadat. author. Muaiava

Lāuga

Sadat. author. Muaiava

Book

"Lāuga or Sāmoan oratory is a premier cultural practice in the fa‘asāmoa (Sāmoan culture), a sacred ritual that embodies all that fa‘asāmoa represents, such as identity, inheritance, respect, service, gifting, reciprocity and knowledge. Delivered as ...

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My first book of animals = Manu  by Katie Kool

My first book of animals = Manu

Katie Kool

Picture book

Introduces the Samoan words for different kinds of animals.

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My first book of words = Upu  by Katie Kool

My first book of words = Upu

Katie Kool

Picture book

A bilingual book of Samoan and English words.

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My first book of numbers  = Numera  by Katie Kool

My first book of numbers = Numera

Katie Kool

Picture book

Each page has a picture of a number of objects and the corresponding numeral for very young children.

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Teach me to count in Fijian  by Gerard Aflague

Teach me to count in Fijian

Gerard Aflague

Picture book

This Pacific island-themed book is a useful parental tool to teach children the numbers 1-12 in Fijian. Each page is designed with beautiful and simple colorful imagery.

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Opposites in Samoan with English translations  by Gerard Aflague

Opposites in Samoan with English translations

Gerard Aflague

Picture book

"Children will learn concepts such as big and small, short and tall, hot and cold, clean and dirty, left and right, and so much more with vivid imagery."--Back cover.

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Teach me to pray in Fijian

Teach me to pray in Fijian

Book

Teach Me to Pray in Fijian is a colorfully designed children's Christian prayer book. This interactive softcover title includes the well-known Lord's Prayer, a Prayer Before Meals, a Bedtime Prayer, a Prayer for Mom and Dad, and a Prayer for Grandma ...

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Teach me my feelings in Tongan with English translstions  by Mary Aflague

Teach me my feelings in Tongan with English translstions

Mary Aflague

Book

"Bilingual language learning is fun when books are designed with effective teaching tools in mind. We do that well with our "Teach me my feelings in Tongan title. This is a unique book that offers children the imagery repetition, and words to recognize...

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Head, shoulders, knees and toes in Samoan  by Gerard Aflague

Head, shoulders, knees and toes in Samoan

Gerard Aflague

Book

"Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes in Samoan is a cute book that engages children to learn a language in a fun and colorful way. Let Peau and Vasa take you on an adventure through the colorful backdrop of the tropics. From the warm, blue ocean waters to...

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Teach me to pray in Tongan

Teach me to pray in Tongan

Book

Teach Me to Pray in Tongan is a colorfully designed children's Christian prayer book. This interactive softcover title includes the well-known Lord's Prayer, a Prayer Before Meals, a Bedtime Prayer, a Prayer for Mom and Dad, and a Prayer for Grandma ...

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Everything I should have learned I could have learned in Tonga  by Tina Martin

Everything I should have learned I could have learned in Tonga

Tina Martin

Book

"Enter that dreamworld in this whimsical, often funny memoir weaving together essays, diary entries, original song lyrics, and even a novella showing how the author chose to fictionalize the true story she relates to us about her life and loves in the...

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Whales of Tonga  by Tim Rock

Whales of Tonga

Tim Rock

Book

"This book is a bit of a new departure for author Tim Rock, who usually produces guides to famous scuba diving destinations. While Tonga does have some amazing scuba diving, in this book, Rock concentrates on viewing and interacting with humpback whales...

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Hunga Tonga  by Larry W. Jones

Hunga Tonga

Larry W. Jones

Book

"When the Hunga Tonga - Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupted on January 15,2022, destruction, death and personal stories of survival filled the news worldwide. Sonic waves from the blast were recorded around the globe. Tonga is known as "The Friendly Islands"...

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Navigators forging a culture and founding a nation, Volume II. Navigators founding a Christian nation in Polynesia  by Fata Ariu Levi

Navigators forging a culture and founding a nation, Volume II. Navigators founding a Christian nation in Polynesia

Fata Ariu Levi

Book

"This book offers a complete history and culture of the Samoans and Manu'ans, chronicled in a new narrative, thus giving a new perspective on reality. It's an Orator Chief’s treatise covering over 3000 years of history and culture, reimagined through...

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I don't remember my father's face  by Melenaite Uata

I don't remember my father's face

Melenaite Uata

Book

"Why can't I break free from my past? From the ashes of destitution rises a story of one man's journey with ferocity and defiance against all odds. Birthed at the heels of the Great Depression on a tiny Pacific island, 'Utili's life was nothing but o...

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Hooked = Sa mātau  by David Riley

Hooked = Sa mātau

David Riley

Book

There's lots of different ways to catch fish. You can use a net, a trap, even your hands. Characters in this story used a magic hook to catch more fish than they'd ever seen. That's when the trouble began ...a Samoan legend retold"--Back cover.

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Playing with fire = Ta'alo i le afi  by David Riley

Playing with fire = Ta'alo i le afi

David Riley

Book

"Fire is one of the most precious elements we know. You can cook with it. You can dry things with it. You can even sit around it and tell stories like this one. But how did fire get to Samoa?"--Back cover.

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Malie is ma'alahi!  by David Riley

Malie is ma'alahi!

David Riley

Book

"Malie was born with deformed feet. Some people might think that's a disability. Not Malie. Find out how his deformed feet become his superpower"--Back cover.

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The secret cave = Koe 'ana fakapulipulí  by David Riley

The secret cave = Koe 'ana fakapulipulí

David Riley

Book

"Naua was an expert fisherman who found an underwater cave. Naua had a feeling his cave would be helpful one day. And so it did. Find out what happened in The Secret Cave - Koe 'Ana Fakapulupuli, a Tongan legend retold by David Riley"--Back cover.

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Around the corner from nowhere  by John Roberts

Around the corner from nowhere

John Roberts

Book

"Stories of buried treasure, ghostly fire, real-life Robinson Crusoes and the Mafia are among the many secrets uncovered as you explore the South Pacific paradise of the Cook Islands through the pages of this book. "Around the corner from nowhere" is...

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Birds of the Cook Islands  by Wolfgang J. Daunicht

Birds of the Cook Islands

Wolfgang J. Daunicht

Book

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Grandpa's siapo  by Dahlia Malaeulu

Grandpa's siapo

Dahlia Malaeulu

Book

"Grandpa and Luka share the same birthday and today they get to celebrate it with the whole 'āiga. Grandpa is also a storyteller and surprises his grandchildren with a Samoan Siapo that tells a very special story about Sāmoa's journey to independance...

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Of course you can! = Io te ke lava!  by Karen Hinge

Of course you can! = Io te ke lava!

Karen Hinge

Book

Jeremy is starting a new school. He's not too sure about how he will fit in. But the other students make him welcome and every time he thinks he can't do something they say "Of course you can!."

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Of course you can! = E maeka he taute e koe!  by Karen Hinge

Of course you can! = E maeka he taute e koe!

Karen Hinge

Book

Jeremy is starting a new school. He's not too sure about how he will fit in. But the other students make him welcome and every time he thinks he can't do soemthing they say "Of course you can!."

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Of course you can! = Se e te mafaia!   by Karen Hinge

Of course you can! = Se e te mafaia!

Karen Hinge

Book

Jeremy, a young boy who uses a wheelchair, is nervous about starting at his new school, but the other children encourage him to take part in their activities.

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South Pacific bub!  by 1968- author. Jahri Jah Jah

South Pacific bub!

1968- author. Jahri Jah Jah

Picture book

"First words in English, Maori, Samoan, Fijian, Tongan, Niuean and Cook Islands Maori. With some contrasting black and white baby shapes for new born bubs."--Back cover

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Navigation  by Kingsley Smith

Navigation

Kingsley Smith

Book

"In Navigation: Kupe & Cook, Kingsley Smith traces the beginnings of travel by boat as man migrated out of Africa and arrived in Sahul: Australia-New Guinea, 50,000 years ago. He discusses the role of navigation in Literary societies, up to the voyages...

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Paradise camp  by Shigeyuki Kihara

Paradise camp

Shigeyuki Kihara

Book

"Internationally renowned artist Yuki Kihara - the first Fa'afafine and Pacific artist to represent Aotearoa New Zealand at the Venice Biennale - reframes history through a contemporary queer, Indigenous lens. Interdisciplinary artist Yuki Kihara is known...

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Frommer's Hawaii. by Jeanne Cooper

Frommer's Hawaii.

Jeanne Cooper

Book

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Losi the Giant fisherman  by Dahlia Malaeulu

Losi the Giant fisherman

Dahlia Malaeulu

Book

Losi the Giant was the greatest fisherman across all the moana. A mischievous and loyal friend to sea creatures and all humans, Losi will always be remembered as the hero who brought taro, the food of the Gods’, to Earth.

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Earth's embrace  by Lani Wendt Young

Earth's embrace

Lani Wendt Young

Book

How do you contain a fire god? All Leila and Daniel want is their 'happy ever after'. But there's a small problem - Pele isn't dead and gone. She may not be in control of Leila anymore, but she's still a brooding, simmering threat searching for a way...

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Tackle your success  by Filipo Levi

Tackle your success

Filipo Levi

Book

"After 13 years of professional rugby, it was time to retire and start all over again. Filipo Levi faced the challenge head-on. In this book, TACKLE Your Success, Filipo reveals a powerful new framework for facing your biggest career challenge...change....

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Ināianei/now  by Vaughan Rapatahana

Ināianei/now

Vaughan Rapatahana

Book

Ināianei / now is Vaughan Rapatahana’s (Te Ātiawa) eighth collection of poetry. The important characteristic of these poems is the poet's ecstasy of feelings. The poignant intensity of this poetry collection awes and impresses the readers. The poems...

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Beats of the pa'u  by Maria Samuela

Beats of the pa'u

Maria Samuela

Book

"And in the night time we will dance in the moonlight to the quick, steady beats of the pa'u. The pa'u is the pulse of the Cook Islands, a rhythm carrying narratives of a culture to its people. But beyond the reach of its sound, on another shore, a c...

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Love and money  by H. T. Retzlaff

Love and money

H. T. Retzlaff

Book

"Love and money" is a cross-cultural love story which begins in the unusual setting of King's College in South Auckland. New Zealand's most eligible bachelor falls in love with a Samoan girl who lives next door to the school. This novel reveals the...

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Growing with mother nature

Growing with mother nature

Book

Samoa's first Women's farming calendar, featuring 12 women growers, their stories and the revival of traditional or organic farming.

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Vā

Book

"Stories that tell Covid how we really feel, where a centipede god watches on with wry humour and wrath, where a sexy Samoan goes on a hot Tinder date in Honolulu, where a New Zealand doctor is horrified to be stuck at her cousin's kava drink up in Fiji,...

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BTW

BTW

Book

"The Whau ArtBOOK features over 50 Artists across all ages and disciplines. Because of the spread of innovative and traditional arts, Whau The People believe it will appeal to the wide-ranging cultural melting pot of Whau residents. The ArtBOOK illum...

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Bringing back the forgotten  by Daren Kamali

Bringing back the forgotten

Daren Kamali

Book

"For almost two centuries locked away in its storage net, this ulu cavu is about to feel human hands once more..." Join the (Un) Registered Savages of Aotearoa, as they shine a light on an ancient Fijian practice as they embark on thier journey to bring...

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In my DNA  by Manawa Nahi-Phillips

In my DNA

Manawa Nahi-Phillips

Book

"Ten young people from Pacific Advance Secondary School worked with teacher-author David Riley to share stories of the people, cultures and places that make them who they are, bring them joy and inspire them to be excellent."--Publisher's description...

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Mata oti = Eyes of death  by Lani Wendt Young

Mata oti = Eyes of death

Lani Wendt Young

Book

"The virus has breached the island's borders. Paradise has fallen. The apocalypse is here. From reclusive librarian to warrior guardian... She must safeguard her two nieces as Samoa battles a mutant variant of the deadly virus that's raging across the...

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More than 100 words in Samoan  by Usha Cervantes

More than 100 words in Samoan

Usha Cervantes

Picture book

"This delightful Samoan-English word book is ideal for learning simple first words in Samoan. The everyday scenes are filled with detail and will help children build up a basic Samoan vocabulary. Each word has a picture and word label in both English...

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'Oku ou mateuteu ki he ako  by Abel Junior Tutagalevao

'Oku ou mateuteu ki he ako

Abel Junior Tutagalevao

Picture book

This book was created to be fun and exciting to help Tongan children prepare for school every morning. The book is in Lea faka-Tonga. It is aligned with Te Whariki: He Whariki Matauranga mo nga Mokopuna o Aotearoa/Early Childhood Curriculum and with The...

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Ua ou sauni mo le aoga  by Abel Junior Tutagalevao

Ua ou sauni mo le aoga

Abel Junior Tutagalevao

Picture book

This book was created to be fun and exciting to help Samoan children prepare for school every morning. The book is in Samoan. It is aligned with Te Whariki: He Whariki Matauranga mo nga Mokopuna o Aotearoa/Early Childhood Curriculum and with The New...

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Tatou sauni mo le aoga  by Abel Junior Tutagalevao

Tatou sauni mo le aoga

Abel Junior Tutagalevao

Picture book

This book was created to be fun and exciting to help Samoan children prepare for school every morning. The book is in Samoan. It is aligned with Te Whariki: He Whariki Matauranga mo nga Mokopuna o Aotearoa/Early Childhood Curriculum and with The New ...

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Ke tau teuteu ki he ako  by Abel Junior Tutagalevao

Ke tau teuteu ki he ako

Abel Junior Tutagalevao

Picture book

This book was created to be fun and exciting to help Tongan children prepare for school every morning. The book is in Lea faka-Tonga. It is aligned with Te Whariki: He Whariki Matauranga mo nga Mokopuna o Aotearoa/Early Childhood Curriculum and with The...

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Te tāpapa nei nōte aere i te Āpii  by Abel Junior Tutagalevao

Te tāpapa nei nōte aere i te Āpii

Abel Junior Tutagalevao

Picture book

This book was created to be fun and exciting to help Tongan children prepare for school every morning. The book is in Lea faka-Tonga. It is aligned with Te Whariki: He Whariki Matauranga mo nga Mokopuna o Aotearoa/Early Childhood Curriculum and with The...

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Omai ke tauteute ke o he aoga  by Abel Junior Tutagalevao

Omai ke tauteute ke o he aoga

Abel Junior Tutagalevao

Picture book

This book was created to be fun and exciting to help Niuean children prepare for school every morning. The book is in Niuean. It is aligned with Te Whariki: He Whariki Matauranga mo nga Mokopuna o Aotearoa/Early Childhood Curriculum and with The New...

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O le lalolagi o lo'o si'omia ai tatou = The world around us  by Katie Kool

O le lalolagi o lo'o si'omia ai tatou = The world around us

Katie Kool

Book

"It's a big wide world out there, full of curiosities and wonderments that catch the eyes of Kiwi kids. This latest book from the dynamic duo of Katie Kool and Cindy Tan showcases delightful illustrations of familiar items with their English and Samoan...

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Tears of Apa'ula  by Pemerika L. (Pemerika Leiataua) Tauiliili

Tears of Apa'ula

Pemerika L. (Pemerika Leiataua) Tau...

Book

"This is a legend about the powerful Samoan warrior giant, Vaea and his beloved Apaula, a beautiful Fijian princess. Find out the mythical origins of prominent historical landmarks such Mount Vaea and Vailima as well as interesting facts about Savalalo,...

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'O fea tamā? = Where is dad?  by Falefitu Tony Laulu

'O fea tamā? = Where is dad?

Falefitu Tony Laulu

Book

Aiafi, the main character of this story wakes up most days without seeing her Dad. Aiafi's father leaves home for work long before she wakes up. In this story, Aiafi learns why her Dad works so much and gets the answer to her question, 'Where is Dad'...

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ʻO le Sōgā  by Lofipo Siāmoā Niuafolau Taputū Sineva Peilua

ʻO le Sōgā

Lofipo Siāmoā Niuafolau Taputū Sineva...

Book

A collection of information on Samoan protocols, traditions, oratory (addresses and honorifics) and genealogy. Includes information on American Samoa.

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Ko au ko e tama Niue  by Damarian Aka-Keukeu

Ko au ko e tama Niue

Damarian Aka-Keukeu

Book

"Fourteen Niue young people worked with teacher-writer David Riley, to bring you this book – Ko Au Ko e Tama Niue. The stories they’ve written demonstrate their immense pride in being Niue. You’ll read about a beloved ancestor, swimming in Niue, fishing...

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Sweat and salt water  by Teresia Teaiwa

Sweat and salt water

Teresia Teaiwa

Book

"On 21 March 2017, associate professor Teresia Kieuea Teaiwa passed away at the age of forty-eight. News of Teaiwa's death precipitated an extraordinary outpouring of grief unmatched in the Pacific studies community since Epeli Hau'ofa's passing in 2...

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Olaga fou  by Alison Matai'a

Olaga fou

Alison Matai'a

Book

"Alison and Tavale Matai'a married in New Zealand in 1971 and went to Samoa as teachers, expecting to return to New Zealand after two years, While there, they felt the call of God to work with the Samoan young people and started a coffee bar called 'One...

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My grandfather is a canoe  by Faumuina Felolini Maria Tafuna'i

My grandfather is a canoe

Faumuina Felolini Maria Tafuna'i

Book

"Forward from Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr A collection of poems, but more, I think a collection of experiences, learnings, wishes, dreams, desires, and commentaries on life. The people I know. The experiences I know. All these things I know because I have a...

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Tama Sāmoa  by Dahlia Malaeulu

Tama Sāmoa

Dahlia Malaeulu

Book

Sione, Lima, Tavita and Filipo are high school friends, uso or brothers. They are part of a special letter-writing project that helps to start a brave new conversation, an open and honest talanoa with themselves starting with the words, Dear Uso ... Here...

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Bloody woman  by Lana Lopesi

Bloody woman

Lana Lopesi

Book

"This wayfinding set of essays, by acclaimed writer and critic Lana Lopesi, explores the overlap of being a woman and Sāmoan. Writing on ancestral ideas of womanhood appears alongside contemporary reflections on women's experiences and the Pacific. T...

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You can't stop the sun from shining  by Sonny Bill Williams

You can't stop the sun from shining

Sonny Bill Williams

Book

"Sonny Bill Williams is a once in a generation athlete – a player with immense sporting talent in rugby league, rugby union and boxing. In his remarkable career, he has won World Cups with the All Blacks in 2011 and 2015 and helped the Kiwis reach the...

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America's Pacific Island allies  by Derek Grossman

America's Pacific Island allies

Derek Grossman

Book

The Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau, which make up the Freely Associated States-as well as the broader region of Oceania-have been the subject of increasing Chinese influence and expressions...

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Mana of the Pacific  by Apisalome Movono

Mana of the Pacific

Apisalome Movono

Book

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Ko Hoku Fonua

Ko Hoku Fonua

Book

"Ten Tongan young people worked with teacher-writer David Riley ... The stories they've written demonstrated their immense pride in being Tongan. You'll read about the importance of family and lotu, their favourite Tongan foods and clothing, their love...

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Night of the dance = Pō o te 'ura : a Cook Islands legend  by David Riley

Night of the dance = Pō o te 'ura : a Cook Islands legend

David Riley

Book

"Koromaūariki had a close relationship with his dad, the legendary superhero, Tinirau. But there was one thing that bothered him. Sometimes Tinirau would wake up in the middle of the night, go outside... and disappear for three days. When he came home...

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Cook Islands legends  by Jon Jonassen

Cook Islands legends

Jon Jonassen

Book

Myths, stories and legends which once guided the lives of young Cook Islanders reveal a panorama of history, place names and genealogical identity. The mystique of the tales fascinated many young people who gathered around their elders to hear them i...

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Sleeping with stones  by Cherie Barford

Sleeping with stones

Cherie Barford

Book

In Sleeping with Stones, beloved Pasifika poet Serie Barford navigates seasons of grief. As she moves through autumn, winter, spring and summer, she traverses the pain, anger, longing and heartache of losing a loved one in poetry that is both steely ...

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Wai Pasifika  by David (David Christopher) Young

Wai Pasifika

David (David Christopher) Young

Book

"David Young focuses on the increasingly endangered resource of freshwater, and what so-called developed societies can learn from the Indigenous voices of the Pacific. Combining nineteenth century and Indigenous sources with a selection of modern studies...

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At home  by Monica Galetti

At home

Monica Galetti

Book

Monica Galetti's career has taken her from her home in Samoa and New Zealand to the professional kitchens of London. Her new cookbook, At Home, showcases the easy, everyday dishes she enjoys at home, with family and friends, using simple ingredients ...

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Te kinakina

Te kinakina

Book

Twelve Cook Island women share stories about how their families came to live in Tokoroa and subsequent events in their own lives here. In doing so we see how important the Cook Island community is to Waikato, and to Aotearoa as a whole.

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Hawai'i, the big island  by Luci Yamamoto

Hawai'i, the big island

Luci Yamamoto

Book

"Lonely Planet Hawaii, the Big Island" is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike trails through smoking craters at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, stargaze at the...

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Meet me in Hawaii  by Georgia Toffolo

Meet me in Hawaii

Georgia Toffolo

Book

''Malie Pukui doesn't believe in happy ever after. After a tragedy caused her to flee her family and friends in Devon she found a fresh start in Hawaii. Here, working at a surf school, she can give back to those in need and try to overcome the greatest...

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Suki and tobacco use among the iTaukei people of Fiji.

Suki and tobacco use among the iTaukei people of Fiji.

Book

"This report is the first in our series of country stories which seek to share indigenous peoples' views on tobacco and their solutions to the harms that result from smoking."--Page 11.

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Tapa of love = Tapa ō te 'inangaro : a Cook Islands legend  by David Riley

Tapa of love = Tapa ō te 'inangaro : a Cook Islands legend

David Riley

Book

"Ina is a Cook Islands heroine and superhero, famous throughout Oceania for her mighty deeds. In this story, Ina faces the biggest challenge of her life. Is it a human-eating giant? No. A tree-crushing cyclone? Kā'ore. Then it must be an island-flood...

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Le taua o le tuugamau  by Ashok Kumawat

Le taua o le tuugamau

Ashok Kumawat

Book

Tupu Shatrudev o Lalpur manao e pule i le atoa lalolagi. O ia o se sili malosi tupu ma sauaina le lautele lautele i le tele o itu. Ona o lana autau toatele, e leai se tupu e mafai ona manumalo ia te ia i le taua. Ua ia faoa le konetineta o Europa ma ...

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Progress & developments of the churches in the Samoan islands  by Fuimaono Fini Aitaoto

Progress & developments of the churches in the Samoan islands

Fuimaono Fini Aitaoto

Book

"If you're interested in Church-related events on the American Samoan islands during the early twenty-first century, then you need this book. Following up on his first book on the history of the Assemblies of God Church in American Samoa, author Fuimaono...

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My first Samoan alphabet book

My first Samoan alphabet book

Picture book

Resources to teach young children words in Samoan, the language spoken in the Samoa islands.

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Love by numbers  by Lani Wendt Young

Love by numbers

Lani Wendt Young

Book

"A gifted child who was bullied for being different, Tamarina had always preferred silence and solitude to people, using numbers as both shield and as a way to navigate the the world. When she wins prestigious Math fellowship in USA, she is excited about...

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Culture crossroads  by Rubinstine Manukia

Culture crossroads

Rubinstine Manukia

Book

"Pasifika people are at a crossroads and need to decide whether to retain their traditional cultural values and practices, to adopt those of the majority of New Zealanders or find a middle pathway to the future. They feel under pressure in their lives...

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Ka Baibala hemolele a Iēhova ko kākou akua

Ka Baibala hemolele a Iēhova ko kākou akua

Book

"This edition is based on the original Hawaiian Bible produced in the 19th century. Each word, phrase, sentence and passage was considered in its biblical context and respelled to include contemporary Hawaiian spelling using the ʻokina (glottal stop)...

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Pālemia  by Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi

Pālemia

Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi

Book

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She is not your rehab  by Matt Brown

She is not your rehab

Matt Brown

Book

"Mataio (Matt) Faafetai Malietoa Brown offers the men in his barbershop a haircut with a difference: a safe space to be seen and heard without judgement. As the creator of My Fathers Barbers, Matt has inspired a new generation of New Zealand men to break...

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O a'u o le Samoa  by Falefitu Tony Laulu

O a'u o le Samoa

Falefitu Tony Laulu

Picture book

"It is Tailevai's first time to Samoa where he meets his Papa and Nana for the first time. In the first few moments of his time in Samoa, Tailevai quickly realizes that he isn't very confident in speaking or understanding Samoan. He however learns a ...

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