Va'aomanū Pasifika

Va'aomanū Pasifika

Talofa lava, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Taloha ni, Ni sa bula, Kam na mauri, Halo olgeta, Ia orana, Aloha kākou, Kaselehlie, Tēnā koutou katoa.

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Events

Apr15SeminarsVa'aomanu Pasifika Seminar Series
Date: 15 April 2015
Time: 2.00 pm
Venue: 6 Kelburn Parade, Room 102
'Talanoa with Grace Taylor'Grace Teuila Taylor is a mother, poet, spoken word artist, teaching artist… Read more

News

16 April 2015 Emily Fatu, MA Student in Pacific Studies
Emily’s research is focused on Pacific ‘mixedness’, identity and creative arts, which developed from her own mixed Pacific heritage and her interest in Art History. Read more
10 April 2015 Samoan Studies Fieldtrip to the NZ Archives
Students from the Samoan Studies Programme visit the NZ Archives. Read more
10 April 2015 Samoan Studies Programme Welcome BBQ
Samoan Studies Programme welcomes new students with a BBQ and a 'faigalotu'. Read more
Dr Allison Kirkman

Welcome from A/Prof Allison Kirkman, Acting Director

A warm welcome to Va'aomanū Pasifika, the home of Pacific Studies and Samoan Studies at Victoria University.
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Conor Lui front page

Life imitates arts degree

Pacific Studies' student Conor Lui's short film has been selected to be part of the Down Under Berlin Film Festival.  Read more about Conor

New facebook

Teresia Teaiwa wins Teaching Excellence Award

Teresia Teaiwa receives Teaching Excellence Award

Appointed as the first Pacific Studies lecturer at Victoria in 2000, Teresia won a Teaching Excellence Award. Read more about Teresia

Emily Fatu

Emily Fatu, MA Student in Pacific Studies

Emily’s research is focused on Pacific ‘mixedness’, identity and creative arts, which developed from her own mixed Pacific heritage and her interest in Art History. Read more about Emily

 Fa'Aliga Leota front page

BA Student Majoring in Samoan Studies and Pacific Studies

"I believe that my culture enables me to achieve great things in life, so challenges me … just bring it!", says Fa’aliga Leota, a current BA student. Read more about Fa'aliga

Esther Tumama Cowley-Malcolm, Victoria’s first Pacific Studies PhD graduate

Esther Tumama Cowley-Malcolm,  Victoria’s first Pacific Studies PhD graduate

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