• Big bananas in Kiribati

      Brown Pulu, T; Pamatatau, R (Te Ara Poutama, AUT University, 2015)
      No abstract.
    • Fieldwork journals on Tonga's 2014 election: what's so funny about that?

      Brown Pulu, T (Te Ara Poutama, AUT University, 2015)
      This essay presents selected passages from the fieldwork journals of Teena Brown Pulu and Richard Pamatatau on Tonga’s 2014 election. Staged on November 27th, here was the second general election under an amended constitution ...
    • Making a Punjabi Language Documentary Film in New Zealand for Punjabi and Non-Punjabi Audiences

      Brown Pulu, T; Mukhtar Janjua, A
      The second author interviewed three Punjabi Sikhs in South Auckland on camera in the Punjabi language, and two Punjabi Muslims in Lahore via an online video call where one participant responded in Punjabi and the other in ...
    • South Auckland Sikhs and Punjab Issues: Justice, Identity Work and Development

      Brown Pulu, T; Singh, H; Sarkaria, GS (Institute for Poverty Alleviation and International Development (IPAID), 2018)
      In South Auckland, New Zealand, we surveyed under three hundred Sikhs on how they used their internet-connected mobile phones to gather and share news on the 2019 Punjab elections. Survey participants identified “Punjab ...
    • Tonga's Metaphoric Hangings

      Brown Pulu, T (Te Ara Poutama, AUT University, 2015)
      No abstract.
    • Transnational Tongan Life

      Brown Pulu, T; Pamatatau, R (Taylor & Francis, 2016)
      As a branch of migration studies, transnational studies explores how migrants stay connected to the old country by keeping up loyalties to the homeland where they were born and still have kinfolk still living. The trans ...
    • Who defines the Pacific voice?

      Brown Pulu, T; Pamatatau, R (Te Are Poutama, AUT University, 2015)
      No abstract.
    • Who's who in the zoo: Tonga election 2014

      Brown Pulu, T (Te Ara Poutama, AUT University, 2014)
      This paper reflects on fieldwork Teena Brown Pulu and Richard Pamatatau conducted in Tonga on the people’s election and the nobles’ election of November 27th 2014. Who’s who in the zoo? Ethnographically speaking we mean ...
    • Zoo in a sea of poop

      Brown Pulu, T (tonganz.net, 2015)
      The German physicist Albert Einstein defined insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. He could have been describing ‘Akilisi Pohiva and certain ministers of his hand-picked cabinet ...