Story: Pacific arts in New Zealand

Tusiata Avia, 'Alofa', 2007 (3rd of 3)

Drawing on deep traditions of oratory and performance, Pacific writers are prominent among New Zealand's spoken-word poets. Tusiata Avia is shown here performing 'Alofa' in the 2007 Auckland arts festival.

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Kolokesa U. Māhina-Tuai, 'Pacific arts in New Zealand - Visual art and literature', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 July 2024)

Story by Kolokesa U. Māhina-Tuai, published 22 Oct 2014