Collection DOC 416 - Melanesian Nius / the Kiokio Nius

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Melanesian Nius / the Kiokio Nius


  • Jan-Mar 1977 (Creation)

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The Melanesian Nius and the Kiokio Nius were sister newspapers published irregularly in Honiara by the pioneer Solomon Islander journalist and newspaper proprietor, George Aitkin, prior to publication of his major weekly, the Solomons Toktok.

Melanesian Nius, No.1, 19 Jan 1977; No.2, 27 Jan 1977; No.3, 2 Feb 1977; No.4, 9 Feb 1977; No.5, 16 Feb 1977; No.6, 23 Feb 1977; No.7, 2 Mar 1977.
The Kiokio Nius: No.8, 16 Mar 1977; No.9, 23 Mar 1977; No.10, 31 Mar 1977.

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Dr Ian Frazer, Department of Anthropology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

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