Hayley talks to Anisa about her memoir on growing up Iranian in New Zealand. Anisa is doing a talk at Tūranga, Sun 16 Oct 1pm to 2pm.
Once again, the Filipino community comes together and celebrates its Philippine Independence Day which happens every June.
Who would have thought that a simple abaniko or hand-held fan could convey one’s thoughts and emotions? Hayley explains the history and meaning of the abaniko.
Filipinos have this famous saying: “Ang hindi magmahal sa sariling wika, mahigit pa sa hayop at malansang isda” “Who does not love his own tongue is far worse than a brute or a stinking fish.” This serves as a reminder to us, Filipinos, of the importance of valuing one’s native language. If we forget or…