Wainuiomata's Dahlia Malaeulu is a teacher, an advocate for Sāmoa and Pasifika education and also an author. She has written series of children's books Milas' My Gagana. The first three of the six part series have just been released.
Dahlia speaks to Kathryn about how her own children inspired her to create reading material which reflects Pasifika values, languages, cultures and tamaiti. Next week is Samoan language week.