Journal of the Polynesian Society: Niue Island And Its People, By S. Percy Smith, P 195-218

Journal of the Polynesian Society: Niue Island And Its People, By S. Percy Smith, P 195-218

A true story about the New Zealand colonial rule in Niue whom the New Zealand Resident Commissioner Hector Larsen was murdered at his home by three prisoners.  The title of the book say it all.

A true story about the New Zealand colonial rule in Niue whom the New Zealand Resident Commissioner Hector Larsen was murdered at his home by three prisoners. The title of the book say it all.

Adrift in remote expanses of wild Pacific blue, Niue is one of the planet's most surprising islands. Rugged, individual, and only 240 sq km in area, the tiny self-governing nation...

Adrift in remote expanses of wild Pacific blue, Niue is one of the planet's most surprising islands. Rugged, individual, and only 240 sq km in area, the tiny self-governing nation...

Ta Vaka - Jeff Evans 24/05/11

Ta Vaka - Jeff Evans 24/05/11


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Mataginifale from Avatele, Oneonepata - Niue. Swallowed by a whale and carried all the way to Tonga where she was taken in by the King.

Mataginifale from Avatele, Oneonepata - Niue. Swallowed by a whale and carried all the way to Tonga where she was taken in by the King.

A young Niuean at his hair-cutting ceremony

A young Niuean at his hair-cutting ceremony

"makatumau" in commemoration of the Niue warriors that was drafted in the 2nd world war....

"makatumau" in commemoration of the Niue warriors that was drafted in the 2nd world war....

Woman On Funafuti, Tuvalu, Photograph by Harry Clifford Fassett, 1st January, 1900. Depicts traditional ceremonial clothing worn on the tiny atoll of Funafuti, a remote island which had a population of less than 300 people in 1900, and a lifestyle little changed from prehistoric times.

Woman On Funafuti, Tuvalu, Photograph by Harry Clifford Fassett, 1st January, 1900. Depicts traditional ceremonial clothing worn on the tiny atoll of Funafuti, a remote island which had a population of less than 300 people in 1900, and a lifestyle little changed from prehistoric times.

Hawaiian fire dancing!  http://nzpasifika.wordpress.com/2010/04/08/the-state-of-hawaii/

Lets travel through the Pacific starting with – The State of Hawaii!!!

Hawaiian fire dancing! http://nzpasifika.wordpress.com/2010/04/08/the-state-of-hawaii/

Hula kahiko (ancient form) dancer at a ceremonial offering near the rim of Kilauea Volcano on the Big Island at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park...note the dancer's pa'u (skirt) which is made from tapa, pounded bark cloth...

Hula kahiko (ancient form) dancer at a ceremonial offering near the rim of Kilauea Volcano on the Big Island at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park...note the dancer's pa'u (skirt) which is made from tapa, pounded bark cloth...

I'd rather see hot Hawaiian Male dancers than strippers for a bachelorette party, but maybe that's just me. We can arrange Hawaiian Fire dancers at BFFbridesmaid.com

I'd rather see hot Hawaiian Male dancers than strippers for a bachelorette party, but maybe that's just me. We can arrange Hawaiian Fire dancers at BFFbridesmaid.com

Niue's famous yellow shells (hihi ago) made into such beautiful necklaces. (photo by T.Mokoia)

Niue's famous yellow shells (hihi ago) made into such beautiful necklaces. (photo by T.Mokoia)

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