Kōrero: Niueans

Mt Albert Grammar School Niuean group

The traditional spear dance these boys are performing warns enemies to run away or face certain death. While the dances tell of battles past, today’s struggles – finding a job and a place to live in Auckland, the world’s largest Polynesian city – are equally challenging.


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Courtesy of Mount Albert Grammar School

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Niueans - Community and culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/722/mt-albert-grammar-school-niuean-group (accessed 14 June 2024)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015