Tokelau Language Week Te vaiaho o te gagana Tokelau

Te Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau - Tokelau Language Week: 23 to 29 October 2022

Mālo ni. Te Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau - Tokelau Language Week is on each year in October.

Tokelau Language Week - Te Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau celebrates the culture and language of the more than 8,676 people of Tokelauan heritage who live in New Zealand. According to the 2018 Census, 138 people of Tokelauan heritage reside in Christchurch.

Tokelau Language Week - Te vaiaho o te gagana Tokelau 2022 is on from Sunday 23 October – Saturday 29 October.

The 2022 theme is:

"Halahala ki vavau, kae ke mau ki pale o Tokelau"
"To plan for the future is to understand the past."

This page highlights our resources about Tokelau and the Tokelauan language.

Tokelau general resources

Mālo ni. Here is a selection of Tokelauan resources that cover language, culture and protocols. Resources for children and adults.

Find Tokelauan resources in our collection

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Tokelauan language and culture

Census information

Statistics New Zealand, 2018 Census Tokelauan ethnic group

 

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Resources focusing on Pacific knowledge, heritage & identity, and supporting the learning and retention of Pacific languages and culture.
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