About 27 Pacific nurses from around New Zealand attended the symposium, Our success is your success, including members of the Samoan, Tongan, Fiji, Cook Island and Niuean
Abel, Park, Tipene-Leach, Finau, and Lennan (2001) described infant care practices of 150 families who identified as being of Tongan, Samoan, Maori, Cook Islands, Niuean
, and Pakeha descent.
Labour will recognise the Cook Island, Niuean
, Tokelauan, Samoan and Tongan languages as official community languages in our education system.
Like the Niuean
use of gestures, language, storytelling, and dance, an Oceanic epistemology relies on a "non-linear, culturally-embedded, circular, spiritual way of thinking, theorizing and communicating.
Niue's decision to allow innovative initiatives such as free public Wi-Fi suggests that Niueans
(and the Niuean
government, which employs a significant proportion of Niueans
living on the island) view technology as one of the key ways to achieve Niue ke monuina, the national project of creating a prosperous and sustainable Niue.
This large state co-educational school had a decile rating of 3 and an enrolment of 1,892 students of whom 941 were Pasifika (50%), predominantly Samoan, then Tongan, Cook Islands Maori, Niuean
In Niue, where vernacular language is still used, the word for spoon was 'sipunu' or for motor car was 'motoka', but locals are encouraged to use the Niuean
words 'helu' and 'peleo afi'.
Interviewees identified with a range of ethnicities, including one or more of the following: Chinese (three interviewees), Israeli (one interviewee), Japanese (one), Korean (one), Maori (two), Niuean
(one), Pakeha/New Zealand European (eleven), Polish (one), Scottish (one) and South African (one).
Their ethnic backgrounds were diverse and some participants identified with more than one ethnicity: Cook Islands (1); Iraqi (2); Maori (7); New Zealand European (2); Niuean
(1); Samoan (2); South African (1); Sudanese (1); and Tongan (2).
Six students were Samoan, two Maori, two Cook Island Maori, two Niuean
, one Fijian, one Tokelauan and one was Chinese.
Sydney: A proposal by Niue Premier Toke Talagi for his small Pacific nation to house asylum-seekers to Australia has been rejected by the Niuean
The New Zealand Ministry of Education has developed a series of resources specifically designed to support teachers who do not have fluency in the target language for the range of languages supported by the New Zealand Curriculum (Ministry of Education, 2011), including Chinese, Cook Island Maori, French, German, Japanese, Niuean
, Samoan, Spanish, Tokelauan and Tongan.