A guide to online information available on Pacific languages & cultures

Tā-Vā / Tauhi Vā / Teu le Vā Model (links to articles)

Health Models

Talanoa Research Methodology

Kakala Model (Books available in Unitec Library)

Kakala is a Tongan model that represents a garland made of flowers and leaves to be worn on special occasions, or presented to a special guest as a sign of ‘ofa’ (love) and ‘faka’apa’apa’ (respect).
(Konai Helu-Thaman 2002)

Renesis (2009). Frangipani flowers. (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Getting started with Pacific Research

Finding journal articles

Finding web resources

Garber, S.K. (2009). View north from main fale. (CC BY 2.0)