Tokelau Language Week Te vaiaho o te gagana Tokelau

Te Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau - Tokelau Language Week

Mālo ni. Te Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau - Tokelau Language Week is on from Sunday 22 to Saturday 28 October 2023.

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.

The 2023 theme is:

"Ke Olatia ko ia Tokelau i tana Fakavae."
"Tokelau to Prosper Within its Foundation”.

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



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