MON 23 OCT – SUN 29 OCT
Tokelau ke mau ki te gagana a na tupuna aua he tofi mai te atua - Tokelau hold fast to the language of your ancestors because it is an inheritance from God.
Tuesday 24th October, 10am-12pm
Pacific Collections Access Tour, Auckland Museum, Free but bookings required.
Explore the Museum’s collection of treasure from Tokelau. Bookings are essential, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday 25th October, 12.10pm-12.50pm
Ekalehia Fakalapotopotoga Kelihiano performance group, Auckland Museum, Free
Join us to watch performances from this Tokelauan Christian performance group.
Thursday 26th October, 12.30pm-1pm
Auckland Museum Waiata Group, Auckland Museum, Free
Hear Museum staff give a performance of Pacific songs in the Atrium.
Saturday 4th November, 10am-2pm
OFFSITE - Tokelauan Language Week Celebrations at Te Oro, Te Oro Music and Arts Centre, 98 Line Rd, Glen Innes, Free
Join us in celebrating the language and culture of Tokelau and take part in our free workshops on traditional and contemporary arts and crafts.
Hear community knowledge holders as they share their inspirations and motivations on why and how they are preserving their languages and cultures in Aotearoa.
Artists, practitioners, musicians and traditional healers come together under one roof in Te Oro in Glen Innes to share their knowledge and celebrate Pacific language and culture.