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Posts Tagged ‘ Tokelau ’

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.

Multi-Fest a colourful celebration of Lower Hutt’s diverse cultures

Mar 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular

Lower Hutt celebrated its diversity last weekend with food, fashion and dance from around the world.

Challenge laid during Tokelau language week

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

NEW ZEALAND’S Tokelauan community is being challenged to keep its native tongue alive during Tokelau language week. Radio presenter Nive Ahelemo says it is vital the community take up the challenge because more Tokelauans live in New Zealand than anywhere else in the world.

Tokelau speakers need to share

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

THERE ARE around 7000 Tokelaueans in New Zealand, but less than half can actually speak the language fluently.

Tongan schools power education with the sun

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

Pacific Islands leading way with renewable energy.

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.

More youth wanted on roll as Mana looks like two-horse race

Oct 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Mana by-election takes place on November 20. ALICE PETRIE reports on the efforts to get young people voting while TANYA WOOD lines up the candidates.

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.

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.