Tonga

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The Kingdom of Tonga, also called Friendly Islands is a constitutional monarchy. Explore the history, culture, myths and celebrations of this island nation, including how the nation copes with climate change, isolation and cyclones. SCIS no. 1834798

social_sciences, arts, history

Why Tongan Language Week is important

Ashley Tonga on why Tongan Language Week is important.

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Lea faka-Tonga

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Taufa'ahau Tupou II

Taufa'ahau Tupou II, King of Tonga

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Ngatu

Ngatu, tapa

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Tonga

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Royal bridal party

Royal bridal party, Tonga

Alexander Turnbull Library

Tribute to Queen Salote

TRIBUTE TO QUEEN SALOTE (1966) (16BW333)

Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga

Myth of Tonga-tabu

MAUI'S FISHING. (Hawera & Normanby Star, 20 July 1922)

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Helu (head comb)

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Royal visit to Tonga-1954

ROYAL VISIT TO THE KINGDOM OF TONGA (1954) (W3471-16BW210)

Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga

Food on banana leaves

A 'pola' piled with yam, 'ufi', Tongan pudding, 'faikekai', etc

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Double-hulled canoes

Double-hulled canoes, Tonga

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Kava party

All night kava party, Nuku'alofa

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Breadfruit roundtable

Tonga hosts breadfruit roundtable

Radio New Zealand

Noodles from sweet potato

China funds plan to boost agriculture in Tonga

Radio New Zealand

Captain Cook's landing

Site of Captain Cook's landing, Mu'a Lagoon

The University of Auckland Library

Preparing earth oven at Tonga College, putting in pudding

Preparing earth oven at Tonga College, putting in pudding.

The University of Auckland Library

Tonga

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Tonga

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Nuku’alofa

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Famous names in Tonga

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Taste of Tonga

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Tongan haka

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Tongan monarchy

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A Tongan treasure

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Tapa cloth making

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Tongan lakalaka

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History and discovery

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Tonga

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Climate change

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Tonga

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Pasifika poetry

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Tonga

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King Tupou V

Tupou, King George V. 18 November, 2006.

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Monster wedding cake

A MONSTER WEDDING CAKE. (Clutha Leader 26-10-1909)

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Who owns Tonga?

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Tonga

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Tongan monarchy

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Samoa

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Cook Islands

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Kiribati

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Tokelau

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Niue

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Tuvalu

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Fiji

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Tongan for Beginners

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