The Institute plays an important role as a resource centre for local and overseas researchers. The Institute’s services are used by government departments, private organizations, and researchers at all levels, ranging from primary school children to representatives of the vanua to university professors.
The Institute has played an important role in the production of a number of documentary and promotional films, mostly notably the BBC Natural History Units ‘Nomads of the Wind’ series on the history of man and the environment on the Pacific, which has been enjoyed by millions in Britain, Europe, and North America. It constantly liaises with local broadcasters and publishers in improving translation and coining new words that are needed for the iTaukei language to function in today’s world.
The latest, is our involvement with the iTaukei Trust Fund on the production of the promotional film on “iLakovi” and “Na iKetekete Qele”.