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The World Factbook: Background: :: Niue's remoteness, as well as cultural and linguistic differences between its Polynesian inhabitants and those of the rest of the Cook Islands, has caused it to be separately administered. The population of the island continues to drop (from a peak of 5,200 in 1966 to an estimated 1,229 in 2013) with substantial emigration to New Zealand 2,400 km to the southwest. :: ...read more [Source: The World Factbook] Wikipedia: Niue (/ˈnjuːeɪ/ NEW-ay; Niuean: Niuē) is an island country in the South Pacific Ocean, 2,400 kilometres (1,500 mi) northeast of New Zealand within the triangle formed by Tonga (to the west), Samoa (to the north) and the Cook Islands (to the east). Its land area is 260 square kilometres (100 sq mi) and its population, predominantly Polynesian, is around 1,400. They commonly refer to the island as "the Rock", a reference to the traditional moniker "Rock of Polynesia".[citati...read more [Source: Wikipedia]

Expertise (alphabetical order)

Jennifer CORRIN
Professor, Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law at T C Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland, Australia

Keywords: Customary Law, Legal Pluralism, Law and Culture, Human Rights, Dispute Resolution, Land Tenure

Sue FARRAN
Professor, Law at Northumbria University, United Kingdom

Keywords: Customary Law, Gender, Land Tenure, Neo-Colonialism, Post-Colonialism, Sustainability, Development, Children, Legal Pluralism

John Joseph MCCAFFERY
Research Fellow, Faculty of Education, University of Auckland at Uniservices Consultancy Ltd, New Zealand

Keywords: Education, Education Policy, Language Policy, Language Shift, Language-Culture-Cognition, Polynesian Languages, Pacific Studies, Language, Literacy, Bilingual/Immersion Education

Richard MOYLE
Professor emeritus, Centre for Pacific Studies at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Keywords: Christianisation, Cultural Change, Dance, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Language Documentation, Polynesian Languages, Ritual, Voyaging, Oral Tradition, Music

Yvonne UNDERHILL-SEM
Associate Professor, Development Studies at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Keywords: Body, Development, Markets, Political Ecology, Feminsm

Joeli VEITAYAKI
Associate Professor, School of Marine Studies at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Keywords: Climate Change, Conservation, Cultural Geography, Fisheries, Natural Resources, Natural Hazards, Sustainability


Pictures


Not specified Pier at the island of Tongatabu, Tonga Wharves Tonga Tongatapu ... [NatLib NZ]

Not specified Opahi, Niue Cook, James, 1728-1779 Opahi Scene at Opahi, Niue,... [NatLib NZ]

Not specified The ship Maui Pomare, Niue Ships Niue Maui Pomare (Ship) The s... [NatLib NZ]

Beattie, William Barbour, 1902-1991 No 4 Platoon (Niue) 3rd Maori Reinforcemen... [NatLib NZ]

Not specified Crowd gathered for an unidentified event, Niue Crowds Niue Clot... [NatLib NZ]


More Pictures...

Maps


Haszard, Henry Douglas Morpeth [London] : War Office, 1942 Niue or Savage Island... [NLA]


More Maps...

Books

nd. 2013.. Acquiring vagahau niue / . Auckland : Uluola Press, 2013. .... [NatLib NZ]
Talagi, Maru, 1948- author. . 2013.. Politics, propositions and perspectives: Niue and nationhood / ... [NatLib NZ]
Butler, David, 1953- author. . 2012.. Status of birds, peka (flying foxes) and reptiles on Niue Isla... [NatLib NZ]

Archives

Not specified . Nov-Dec 2000. Papers relating to trip to the Pacific ... [NatLib NZ]
Not specified . Nov 1926-Jul 1947. London Missionary Society (Niue) - Register of Church members ... [NatLib NZ]
Not specified . No date. Vocabulary notebook - Niue dialect ... [NatLib NZ]

Video/Visual

Tohovaka, Shane.Kilocutz Production House.. 2009. Arts & Cultural Festival Niue island 2009 [videore ... [NatLib NZ]

Audio

There are Recordings at Paradisec

Vaha, Peni.Mutalau Ululauta Matehefonua Trust.. 2010. Lologo tapu tokiofa Mutalau. 4 [sound recordin ... [NatLib NZ]

Official Websites

  • Government of Niue...
  • European Commission Development and Cooper...
  • Taoga Niue (Department of Niue Cultural He...

    Libraries and Archives

  • Niue Campus Library of the University of S...

    Museum Collections

  • American Museum of Natural History...
  • Australian Museum...
  • Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum...

    Health and Health Research

  • Department of Health - Government of Niue...
  • United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)...
  • World Health Organization (WHO)...

    Languages

    List of languages
  • More on Glottolog
  • More on Ethnologue
  • Recordings at Paradisec

    Administrative Areas


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