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'NZ, Samoa maritime past resurfaces in potent new play'
Talune – based on the 1918 Influenza Pandemic Tragedy in Samoa The world premiere of Talune, commemorating the centenary of the 1918 influenza pandemic in Samoa, will debut at the Penthouse of the NZ High Commission in London on Monday, 12 November 2018. The SS Talune was the name of the New Zealand cargo and passenger ship that docked in Apia in November 1918 carrying passengers infected with the deadly influenza virus. The sick were allowed to disembark which resulted in th