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Posts Tagged ‘ Cook Islands ’

Cook Islands Anzacs remembered with service

Apr 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Sandra Tisam looks at Michel Tuffrey’s work honouring the Cook Island’s World War 1 legacy, which is remembered each year in Porirua. MATT TSO reports.



Māori see future careers in performing arts

Nov 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Māori of all ages, backgrounds, shapes and sizes come to Wellington to study the art of performance. MATTHEW LAU reports.



New Zealand warned of summer cyclone threat

Oct 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News

EXPECT some wild weather this summer. The summer cyclone outlook for the South-West Pacific was released today and New Zealand has a higher than normal chance of being affected. However, the places expecting the greatest impacts from the seasonal storms are Samoa, Tuvalu and the Cook Islands. Eight to twelve named cyclones are predicted  during […]



Whitireia performers warm up for cultural tour to Taiwan festival

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Nan Ying Folk Festival is the destination next week for the annual Whitireia Performing Arts Wananga. In the final stages of preparations, the degree students visited Karori West Normal School and wowed hundreds of students. MATTHEW LAU, who will be reporting on the tour, was at Karori.



Dancing into Taiwan

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Pacific Advisory Group needs more time, money, says chair

Apr 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Nominations are open for new members, and the outgoing group has recommended to Wellington City Council that the number of seats be increased to 19 so smaller Pacific Island groups are represented. JULIE TAYLOR reports.



Page one story, top student award make Laura’s day

Mar 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Most Popular, News

Laura Macdonald was on the Dom Post page one on the day she won the Canon best journalism student prize.



Will we see American soldiers disembarking on our shores?

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

NZ back on map as both candidates want to spread more military in Pacific.



Rarotonga short film competition opens

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

AN ONLINE competition is giving wannabe film makers a chance to shoot a short film in Rarotonga, with flights, accommodation, props and crew all provided.



Pasifika communities fear for future of their languages

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

The Bilingual Leo Pacific Coalition wants official minority status for five Pacific languages, reports KATIE McALISTER.



Toddler teachers take language skills home

Dec 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Preschool trains new generation of Pasifika speakers.



Prince requests encore from Whitireia’s stars

Oct 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

He gets first look at performing arts students’ new show.



Cook Islands language disappearing

Jan 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Pre-school language nests not enough to save it.



Pacific families parade strong message against violence

Nov 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

It took three hours to travel from Waitangirua Mall to the new Te Rauparaha arena in Porirua township, reports MARANIA PEPE.