Tuvalu Language Week Vaiaso o te ‘Gana Tuvalu

Vaiaso o te Gana Tuvalu - Tuvalu Language Week: 25 September to 1 October 2022

Talofa koutou. Vaiaso o te Gana Tuvalu - Tuvalu Language Week is on each year in September / October.

Tālofa. Tuvalu Language Week celebrates the culture and language of the 4,653 people of Tuvaluan heritage who live in New Zealand. According to the 2018 Census, 42 people of Tuvalu heritage reside in Christchurch.

This page highlights resources about Tuvalu and the Tuvaluan language.

In 2022, Tuvalu Language Week will be celebrated Sunday 25 September to Saturday 1 October.

The theme for 2022 is:

Fakamautu ke mautakitaki te Gagana Tuvalu mo te atafai, fakaaloalo mo te amanaiagina.
Nurture with sustainability the Tuvalu language with care, respect and dignity.

Find Tuvalu resources and information

Tuvaluan Ili Craft - Tuvalu Language Week

Tālofa. Enjoy this Tuvaluan Ili Craft in Tuvalu Language Week Vaiaso o te ‘Gana Tuvalu.

Tuvalu Language Week Display

A display of traditional Tuvalu crafts and costume on Tuakiri | Identity, Level 2, Tūranga.

Tuvalu general resources

Tālofa, here is a selection of Tuvalu resources that cover language, culture and climate - in both Tuvalu and English.

Resources about Tuvalu

Tuvaluan language

Census Information

Statistics New Zealand, 2018 Tuvaluan ethnic group

Pasifika

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