2 May 2017

Mentors teach boys canoe craft in Niue

From , 3:04 pm on 2 May 2017

A mentoring project is helping to keep the traditional craft of canoe building alive in Niue.

Village elders and fathers are involved in teaching boys the skills needed to build the outrigger canoes.

Fisa Pihigia of Tuapa village told Sally Round about the project on a recent trip to the island.

Fisa Pihinga

Fisa Pihinga Photo: RNZ/ Sally Round

Nuie canoe

Photo: RNZ/ Sally Round