Tonga Language Week - Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e Lea Faka-Tonga
Mālō e Lelei. Tonga Language Week Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e Lea Faka-Tonga celebrates the culture and language of the 82,389 people of Tongan heritage who live in New Zealand. According to the 2018 Census, 2,205 people of Tongan heritage reside in Christchurch.
Tonga Language Week Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e Lea Faka-Tonga is on from Sunday 5 September to Saturday 11 September 2021.
The theme for Tonga Language Week 2020 was:
"Fakakoloa ‘o Aotearoa ‘aki ‘a e Lotu Mo’oni".
"Enriching Aotearoa New Zealand through Prayer and Faith".
Find Tongan resources in our collection
- Like Tonga Language Week on Facebook
- Education resource booklet  from The Ministry for Pacific Peoples and Te Papa Tongarewa [1.6MB PDF]
- Tonga Language Week from Te Kete Ipurangi, including links to online language games, to videos of Tongan greetings and of the New Zealand National Anthem in Tongan, as well as to a variety of learning resources