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Pacific

Niuean Language Week Celebrations

SUN 15 OCT – SAT 21 OCT
MUSEUM ATRIUM AND TE ORO, GLEN INNES, FREE

Bag, Niue

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira 2014.53.13

SUN 15 OCT – SAT 21 OCT

Ko e Vagahau Niue ko e atefua he tagata - The Niue Language is the heart of the Niue People.

Join us for some activities to celebrate the language and culture of Niue. There’ll be a display of Niuean treasures in the Atrium.

Tuesday 17 October, 10am-12pm

Pacific Collections Access Tour, Free but bookings required

Explore the Museum’s collection of treasures from Niue. Bookings are essential, please email bafitu@aucklandmusuem.com.

Wednesday 18th October, 12.10pm-12.50pm

Matakau Tufuga Fakamotu Niue, Auckland Museum, Free

Enjoy a performance of Nieuan dances by this cultural performance group.

Thursday 19th October, 12.30-1pm

Auckland Museum Waiata group, Auckland Museum, Free

Hear Museum staff give a performance of Pacific songs in the Atrium.

Saturday 21 October, 10am-2pm

OFFSITE - Niuean Language Week Celebrations at Te Oro, Te Oro Music and Arts Centre, 98 Line Rd, Glen Innes, Free

Join us in celebrating the language and culture of Niue and take part in our free workshops on traditional and contemporary arts and crafts.

Hear community knowledge holders as they share their inspirations and motivations on why and how they are preserving their languages and cultures in Aotearoa.

Artists, practitioners, musicians and traditional healers come together under one roof in Te Oro in Glen Innes to share their knowledge and celebrate Pacific language and culture.