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Talanoa Oceania 2009

A colleague of mine, Nasili Vaka’uta, is involved in organising the following event this week. Might be of interest to people out there.

Talanoa Oceania 2009
10 September 2009 to 12 September 2009

Venue: Fale Pasifika complex, Centre for Pacific Studies, 20 Wynyard Street, The University of Auckland
Contact: For further information please contact Dr Nasili Vaka’uta, email

Talanoa Oceania 2009 will provide opportunities for presentations on three significant island concepts:

  • Lotu
  • Tabu
  • Tikanga

These concepts have multiple meanings in the various languages of the islands of Oceania.

Thursday 10 September, 9.30am – 5.30pm
Friday 11 September, 9.30am – 5.30pm
Saturday 12 September, 9.30am – 4.30pm.

Please register at:  

You can download the PDF of the flyer here.

Supported by the School of Theology, Centre for Pacific Studies at the University of Auckland and Trinity Methodist Theological College.

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