THURS 18 OCT, 10AM - 5PM
ATRIUM

FREE

Join us at Auckland Museum and enjoy the language and culture of Niue!

On Thursday 18 October, Museum staff share their connection to Niuean Language Week and celebrate through story and music!

Enjoy vibrant performances and be sure to book in for the Pacific Collection Access Project (PCAP) Tours as we discover the stories hidden within our Niuean collection. To book a tour contact Miriam Asloupe. 

Performers

Peninsula Primary School Pasifika Group

Peninsula Primary School Pasifika Group consists of 40 students, years 4- 6, from Te Atatu Peninsula school. Students in the group are from different ethnicities and love to dance, sing and showcase Niuean dances. They will be performing two Niuean dances and one takalo. 

Tau Mamatua Hakahakau Niutupuola Trust 

Tau Mamatua Hakahakau Niutupuola Trust is a group of parents and grandparents who meet once a week at the Avondale Reform Hall to sing songs, dance, weave, make, sew, cook, exercise and work together as a Niuean Community Group to keep the Niuean Culture alive. They love sharing and promoting Vagahau Niue and its' culture. 

They will be performing songs and dances from olden days to modern Niuean performances. 

 

Schedule 

Opening Welcome- Matua Bobby Newson 
1200: Opening Prayer- Reverend Tomasi Kauie 
1210: Niue National Anthem 
1230: Peninsula Primary School Niuean Group 
1300: Tau Mamatua Hakahakau Niutupuola Trust 
1310 Denzell Pavihi- Paka and Nevlynn Sifa Pavihi- Tau fakamatalaaga he Vagahau Niue 
1325: Tau Mamatua Hakahakau Niutupuola Trust 
1355 Matua Bobby Newson and the AM Waiata Group 
1410 Closing Speech & Prayer- Reverend Tomasi Kauie