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Posts Tagged ‘ Samoan ’

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.



Principal’s first year a cultural experience

Aug 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Learning from the diverse cultures at St Teresa’s School in Karori suits Mary-Angela Tombs.



Samoan women sewing their way to language confidence

Dec 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, Uncategorized

Wairarapa REAP has helped a group of women with their sewing skills and also their English.



Samoans ‘amp’ed for rugby

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

SAMOANS FROM around Wellington are amped to compete in this weekend’s Village Kings rugby tournament.

12 teams are taking part in the two-day tournament at Porirua park, and co-organiser Alama Ieremia says it’s part of a plan to rebuild the Wellington Samoan rugby union.



Pasifika lesbian group formed to bring LGBT community together

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

BOX holds its first party to raise funds for Wellington Rape Crisis centre



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.



Top Whitireia dance teacher leaves her treasure of 21 years

Sep 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Gaylene Sciascia talks to KATIE McALISTER about her 21 years as a dance teacher at Whitireia.



Migrants may be missing quake advice

Sep 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Non-English speakers may not know the role of Civil Defence.



Young Samoans unaware of language realities

Mar 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Optimism fails to match the stats on language abilities.



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.



Who’s Popping giving back to the kids

Aug 31st, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Dance Your Socks Off festival is back in Capital this week.



Proud Porirua students stage Pacific journey

Aug 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Show helps stop people ‘putting Porirua down’. VIDEO



Wellington College gets first PI head boy

Dec 9th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Samoan Karl Moresi is school’s first Polynesian head boy.



Family Planning translates sex, love, STDs

Dec 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Move to Mandarin is response to NZ’s diversfying population.