Imagining the presence of Oceania in Aotearoa

A DigitalNZ Story by pimpi

This is a set dedicated to the shades of Oceania present in Aotearoa New Zealand social history. They are things that move me, are relevant and/or familiar to me, from where I sit as a Fijian in South Auckland.

Fiji, South Auckland, Oceania, Pacific, Islander

Vakitu'amoe'ilu (Space towards outside and dots)

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Weighing taro

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Fane in lakalaka dress, Tubou

Alexander Turnbull Library

KFC-loving 107-year-old man dies

Television New Zealand

Couple on a couch

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Portrait of a Polynesian woman

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Coconut Palm trees, Fiji

Alexander Turnbull Library

Black Power, Christchurch

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Teine Samoa - Samoan Woman

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Samoa Logo Design

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Taranga

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

'Uli'

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Siaposu‘isu‘i, Wedding Dress

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Mana Party

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Picketing Gear Meat works

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

First tatau session, Velvet Crescent

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Wesley College Dress Uniform

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Prefects of Wesley College, Paerata

Alexander Turnbull Library

Jonah Lomu. 30 September, 2005.

Alexander Turnbull Library

Poulaho, King of the Friendly Islands

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

A Night dance by women, in Hapaee

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki