Pasifika Superheroes

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  • Coconut Delight

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    Some of the sweetest fruits in the world grow in Niue.
    There’s fua futi (bananas), fua mago (mangoes) and fua loku (pawpaw).
    But niu (coconut) might be the most important of them all.

    How did the niu get to Niue? Find out how in Coconut Delight, a bilingual legend from the Rock!

  • Fatu and the Magic Crab

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    Can you think of a story that has interesting and strange characters?
    In this story you’ll read about 10 brothers, a stone girl, a suspicious shark and a magic crab!

    Find out what happened to them in Fatu and the Magic Crab, a bilingual legend from Samoa.

    Listen to Samoan version
    Listen to English version

  • Hina’s Blessing

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    There are stories about the love of Hina and Sinilau across the Pacific.
    In this one the famous couple get married then celebrate with a canoe race.

    Find out what happened in Hina’s Blessing, a bilingual legend from Tonga.

  • Ki Mua! Ki Mua!

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    Rū is a famous Cook Islands explorer and navigator.
    He loved discovering new places.
    One day he set out on a journey that nearly ended in disaster but instead ended in a blessing.

    Find out what happened in Ki Mua! Ki Mua!- a bilingual legend from Aitutaki.

  • King Kava – Tupu o ‘Ava

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    ‘Ava (kava) is a popular drink in Oceania. People drink ‘ava to celebrate happy moments, welcome visitors, and celebrate achievements. But how did ‘ava come to Samoa?

    Find out in King Kava, a bilingual Sāmoan legend retold by David Riley and translated by Rasela Lafaele Uili.

  • Lightning Boy

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    Sometimes the least likely person is the one who solves a problem.
    That’s what happened to Uila the day that danger came to his family.

    Find out how in Lightning Boy, a bilingual legend from Tokelau.

  • My Own Paradise – O Lo’u Lava Parataiso

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    Who do you think would win a race between a chicken and a turtle? You’d think the chicken would, right? Well, maybe not!

    Find out what happens when one prideful chicken got taught a lesson in My Own Paradise, a bilingual Sāmoan legend retold by David Riley and translated by Rasela Lafaele Uili.

  • Niue Stands Alone

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    Have you ever done something so embarrassing you just wanted to hide? Fao and Huanaki know how that feels.
    They once did something embarrassing too. But they found a way to turn it into something good.
    Find out how in Niue Stands Alone, a bilingual legend from the Rock!

  • Seketo’a the Protector – Ko Seketo’a koe Malu’í

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    Have you ever had a friend or sibling who was jealous of you and you don’t know why? That’s what happened to Seketo’a. How did he handle it?

    Find out in Seketo’a the Protector, a bilingual Tongan legend retold by David Riley and translated by Vasilini Finau Faletau.

  • Sina and the Honeyeater – O Sina ma le Segasegāmau’u

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    Sometimes it’s the smallest things that help us the most. That’s what happened to Sina when a tiny Honeyeater bird rescued her family from disaster.

    Find out how in Sina and the Honeyeater, a bilingual Sāmoan legend retold by David Riley and translated by Rasela Lafaele Uili.

  • Tattoo Twins – Le Masaga o Tā Tatau

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    The malu. The pe’a. Samoan tattooing is famous all over the world. But how did the art of tattooing come to Samoa?

    Find out in Tattoo Twins, a bilingual Sāmoan legend retold by David Riley and translated by Rasela Lafaele Uili.

  • The First Samoans – O Tagata Samoa Muamua

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    Tuli has come down from heaven to explore our planet. But all he finds everywhere is water. Tagaloa creates land for him, but now he’s lonely and doesn’t have anyone to share it with!

    Find out what happens next in The First Sāmoans, a bilingual Sāmoan legend retold by David Riley and translated by Rasela Lafaele Uili.

  • The Pearl Shell Necklace

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    How much would you do for someone you love? Kalokalo-o-te-la loved Hina so much he gave everything he had for her.

    Find out how in The Pearl Shell Necklace, a bilingual legend from Tokelau.

  • Tonga’s Shooting Star – Koe Fetu’ufuka ‘o Tongá

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    One day Punga, a scary cannibal, challenged an orphan boy named Muni to a spear throwing contest. If Muni lost, he would also lose his life … and Tonga might have been living in fear of Punga forever!

    Find out what happened in Tonga’s Shooting Star, a bilingual Tongan legend retold by David Riley and translated by Vasilini Finau Faletau.

  • Vaea the Gentle Giant – O Vaea le Sau’ai Agamālū

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    Vaea is one of the most famous giants in Oceania. One day some men came to test Sāmoa to test him out. Vaea knew what to do with these men.

    Find out what happened in Vaea the Gentle Giant, a bilingual Sāmoan legend retold by David Riley and translated by Rasela Lafaele Uili.

  • Va’ine the Mōmoke

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    Have you ever missed your family so much it makes you sad?
    That’s what happened to Va’ine and she had to make the toughest decision of her life.

    Find out what happened next in Va’ine the Mōmoke, a bilingual legend from Rarotonga.