After visiting 10 countries, Jess Thompson is looking forward to making Samoa her eleventh.
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Māori of all ages, backgrounds, shapes and sizes come to Wellington to study the art of performance. MATTHEW LAU reports.
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 […]
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.
A top NZ artist has made a point by using people as cultural dancing machines in their exhibition. HOANI HOTENE reports.
Wairarapa REAP has helped a group of women with their sewing skills and also their English.
Paul Dodge and Ruth Carr of band Minuit will be volunteers in Samoa for the next four months.
Heaven’s Pizza owner is raising money for Samoa through his charity Manono Afloat.
New Zealand player Lote Raikabula and son Emanuel enjoy the parade which kicked off Sevens Weekend in Wellington. KRISTEN PATERSON recorded the event in photos.
THIS WEEK the Samoan Government took over the ownership of Pacific Forum shipping line.
Tongans sending money home make 12.5% of Tonga’s GDP.
You can’t get an All Black car flag for love nor money.
US Ambassador cheers for three different RWC teams.
Signs of Rugby World Cup fever have been everywhere in Wellington this week, as our NEWSWIRE photo team shows.
Police and Rugby World Cup officials on hand for challenge.
A Facebook inspired Manu Samoan flash mob haka may involve more than 700 participants taking over part of Wellington’s top retail street at lunchtime tomorrow.
Organisers are hoping to get at least 50 people performing two hours before Samoa plays Namibia. JOSH HYDE reports
Wellington streets splashed with colour, passion, rain for game one.
Welsh rugby supporters back their boys to beat Boks on Sunday.
The Bilingual Leo Pacific Coalition wants official minority status for five Pacific languages, reports KATIE McALISTER.
Pacific poets will run workshops in the Cup fanzone.
A painting caught up in the stock-market crash of 1987 has finally found its way to Aggie Grey’s Hotel in Samoa, reports CALLUM VALENTINE.
The fire service wants more diversity, reports SAMANTHA IVES. The biggest barrier appears to be a lack of self belief.
Seaview Bridge over the Hutt River is a good place to cast a line, reports KATE MELZER.
Nearly a quarter of a million people visited NewsWire in 2010, making it a record year since the Whitireia Journalism news website was launched in 2008.
Preschool trains new generation of Pasifika speakers.
Porirua’s Pacific networks spread messages for Fa’afoi Seiuli
Students head to Hawaii to receive their degree
Samuel Marsden students will take IT gear to village school.
Victoria University leadership exponent Kabini Sanga says new leaders of the Pacific are already emerging. JANICE IKIUA talks to a father of Pacific leadership.
Optimism fails to match the stats on language abilities.
More needs to be done to promote cultural understanding.
Porirua mother reunited with children she hasn’t seen in weeks.
Weather denies chance to celebrate Pacific culture.
His wife has accused him of keeping their boys in Samoa.
Porirua woman faces leaving Samoa without her children.
Wellington rabbi talks about the message of Chanukah.
New council standards make Pasifika festival eco-friendly.
TV1 reporter Adrian Stevanon takes out diversity prize.
Hip hop artists give their time for tsunami victims.
Niue team were tournament’s upset team last year.
Wellington entertainers go all out in tsunami relief concert.
A Wellington couple has returned from Samoa with grim stories.
Sabrina Dankel was one of first in NZ to hear.
NZOM for devotion to education and Samoan culture.
Porirua young people create a multi-media extravaganza.
Show helps stop people ‘putting Porirua down’. VIDEO
It took three hours to travel from Waitangirua Mall to the new Te Rauparaha arena in Porirua township, reports MARANIA PEPE.