8 Jul 2019

PNG artist not happy with push to rename Oceania

From , 5:00 am on 8 July 2019

A recent call by Pacific scholars for Oceania to be renamed Moana is not resonating with an artist from Papua New Guinea.

Instead Julia Mage'au Gray says the focus should be on engaging and transferring that knowledge of the cultures and languages onto the next generation.

Christine Rovoi reports.

Julia Mage'au Gray

Julia Mage'au Gray Photo: RNZ Pacific / Christine Rovoi