Fiji Language Week Macawa ni Vosa Vakaviti

Fijian Language Week Macawa ni Vosa Vakaviti

Ni sa bula vinaka! Fiji Language Week Macawa Ni Vosa Vakaviti celebrates the culture and language of the 19,722 people of Fijian heritage who live in New Zealand. According to the 2018 Census, 1,191 people of Fijian heritage reside in Christchurch.

In 2021, Fijian Language Week will be on from Sunday 3 October to Saturday 9 October.

Noqu Vosa, Ai Vakadei ni Noqu Tiko Vinaka
My language provides stability to my wellbeing.


Fijian salusalu craft - Fijian Language Week

Salusalu is Fijian for necklace/garland. Tiresa shows how to make a simple version of your own.

Fijian general resources

A selection of Fijian resources that cover language, culture and protocols. From children's through to adults, in both Fijian and English.

Find Fijian resources in our collection

Fijian language and culture

Census Information

Statistics New Zealand, 2018 Fijian ethnic group

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