Celebrations

Plenty to celebrate

If you travel to Niue in mid-October, you are likely to find yourself taking part in a week of celebrations. Constitution Week begins on the Monday that falls nearest to 19 October – Constitution Day – and continues until the following Monday, when Peniamina’s Day is celebrated. Constitution Day celebrates the signing of the Compact … Read more …

Not just for shade

Niu (coconut palms) are known as the tree of life by the peoples of the Pacific. They grow abundantly in Niue, providing shade from the hot tropical sun. But that’s only one of a multitude of services the palms provide. When split, the nut contains about four cups of sweet, nutritious and thirst-quenching liquid. Coconut … Read more …