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Pacific Language Weeks

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This year’s theme for ‘Epetoma o te reo Māori Kūki ‘Āirani – Cook Islands Language Week is ‘Ātuitui’ia au ki te Oneone o tōku ‘Ui Tupuna which means, connect me to the soil of my ancestors. We release three new episodes in our Transform Series II 2022 featuring our Aotearoa based Cook Island artists. Pacific Dance NZ will release 3 unique episodes to make the annual Cook Islands Language Week program. The episodes were all filmed in 2021 navigating lockdowns and alert level changes. Featuring three Aotearoa based Cook Island artists using dance to share their stories of

Tuvalu Language Week: Sunday 26th September – 2nd October. On Thursday 30th September 2021 at 6pm we will share with our audiences a short piece that documents the journey of our 2020 Artist in Residence Molia Alama-Tulafono from Tuvalu. ‘We tell our stories through the art of dancing, and we empower our young people to embrace their language, culture and heritage.  We develop creative, confident and resilient leaders through the art of dance and costume making. The vision is to continue to invest in our cultural dance practices and progress into prominent leadership to identify and address issues and be a beacon of light for