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At the forefront of Pacific Language and Culture in Aotearoa since 1978

Niue Tutors

Lingi Sisikefu (Dip Tch Primary)

“Ko e haaku a vagahau ko e atefua ki loto he haaku a tau fakaakoaga."

“My language is the core of my education success."


Tutor:Basic and Conversational.

Lingi is a native speaker of Vagahau Niue. Lingi has an extensive teaching experience at primary, secondary and adult learners in Aotearoa.

Lingi’s contribution to Vagahau Niue is through resource development, community networks and publications in Vagahau Niue.

Lingi recently finished her Dip in Library services. 


“Hifo mai ke nonofo auloa he pola." 

“Let us sit together on the mat."  


Tutor:Basic and Conversational.

Ioane originates from Niue and Tonga. He is a choreographer, composer, educator, author, researcher, broadcaster, actor and expert in Vagahau Niue and Niue culture. He has served on different organisations as an advisor and board member ranging from education, arts, language and culture, media and health. 


A recipient of the 2014 Creative NZ Pacific Heritage Award for his excellent contribution to Pacific Heritage Arts in New Zealand. In 2010 and 2011 he was awarded the University of Auckland Arts & Cultural Blues (Language & Culture) highest accolade attained at university level for his outstanding achievements and contribution to Vagahau Niue and culture at a national and international level. 


Ioane's passion for Niue language and culture has led him back to the Pasifika Education Centre. He teaches introduction to basic Vagahau Niue Language and Culture as well as Every Day Conversation. 




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