Szekely, Chris, 1965- :Photographs of roadside signs in Niue

Szekely, Chris, 1965- :Photographs of roadside signs in Niue
14 June 2015 - 19 October 2015
Szekely, Chris, 1965-

A set of digital photographs of handpainted roadside signs at Toi, Hakupu, Mutalau, Tamakautoga, and Tuapa villages in Niue. Taken on a mobile telephone in 2015 by Chris Szekely.

The signs chiefly depict community messages about sustainable land management, littering, burning rubbish or persistent organic pollutants (POPS), and smoking, and advertising for local businesses (Mutalau village cold press coconut oil and organic vanilla growing). Some signs identify locations: Navalu Conservation Park, Toi village hall, and Alofi POPS free school.

The signs are located beside palm trees and native vegetation, local housing, and church buildings.

Bibliography - some images in this collection were published in a National Library of New Zealand online blog 'Sign of the time in Niue' by Chris Szekely on 12 October 2015.

Villages identified in the metadata of the Jpeg files.

Chris Szekely travelled to Niue in June and September of 2015. At this time an initiative associated with the Pacific POPS (Persistent Organic Pollutants) Release Reduction project was in place to encourage Niueans to compost organic waste to reduce the levels of persistent organic pollutants, typically caused by the open burning of rubbish.

Quantity: 30 digital photograph(s).

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