We Are the Rock

$30.00 + GST

Reading Warrior creates resources that help students learn about their own cultures, strengthen their literacy and inspire them with stories of positive role models and achievers.

We are the Rock is a collection of inspirational profiles of Niueans who have overcome great challenges and achieved amazing goals! These achievers talk about the obstacles they faced in their lives and how they overcame them. They give advice to others about how to achieve their life goals. They also explain what being Niuean means to them.

 

Paperback only.  No e-book available currently.
 
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Paperback, 102 pages, 216mm x 216mm
ISBN 978-1-877484-21-6
 

We Are the Rock tells the stories of:

Contemporary achievers

These achievers talk about the obstacles they faced in their lives and how they overcame them. They give advice to others about how to achieve their life goals. They also explain what being Niuean means to them.

  • Che Fu [singer/rapper]
  • Pero Cameron [basketball player – did you know he’s Niuean?!]
  • Dr Kara Okesene-Gafa [doctor]
  • Stephanie Tauevihi [actress/performer]
  • Dr Vili Nosa [first Niuean Phd in the world!]
  • David Pakieto [international rugby league referee]
  • Lino Nelisi [writer]
  • Tyree Tautogia [performer]
  • Frank Bunce [All Black]
  • Dianna Fuemana [playwright/actress]
  • Tutina Pasene [fashion designer/business woman]
  • Dene Halatau [NRL rugby league player]
  • John Pule [artist]
  • Sully Paea [community worker]
  • Phillip Fuemana [musician/businessman/entrepreneur]
  • Paul Fuemana [singer]
  • Shimpal Lelisi [actor/director]
  • Tigilau Ness [musician]
  • Susana Hukui [media personality]
  • Luisa Avaiki [international rugby league player]

Historical champions

  • Sir Robert Rex [first Premier of Niue]
  • Young Vivian [helped Niue become an independent nation]
  • World War One soldiers
  • Peniamina [brought the gospel to Niue]
  • Taole [only Niuean to escape from Peruvian slave colony]

Legendary heroes

  • Laufoli [Niuean hitman]
  • Fao and Huanaki [discovered Niue]
  • Leveifualolo and Leveimatagi [brought the niu to Niue]
  • Mataginifale [Niuean princess: problem solver]
  • Maui [discovered fire]
  • Anatoga heroes [defended Niue from invaders]

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