Saturday, September 16, 2017

Vote at Whitireia Porirua 19/9/2017


Or if you are not near Porirua, find your closest polling booth here

#vote17 #election17 #decision17 #nzelection

Friday, September 01, 2017

Tongan language week 2017

Malo e lelei!

From Ministry for Pacific peoples
Celebrate Tongan language week 2017
Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e Lea Faka-Tonga runs from Sunday 3 September– Saturday 9 September. 
We invite you to help us celebrate the language of more than 60,000 people of Tongan heritage who live in New Zealand. 
A series of activities will be held across Whitireia during the week. 
Dress up, speak the language and come and share traditional food and dance on Thursday 7 September, Porirua Campus at lunchtime. 
Join in on the interactive performance. WIN spot prizes. #pacificlanguages@whitireia
The week will begin with the raising of the flag and singing of the Tongan national anthem, 9am, Porirua Campus. 
Contact Leisha.Williams@whitireia.ac.nz for further details.
From Ministry for pacific peoples
More info and resources can be found below:

http://pasifika.tki.org.nz/Pasifika-Languages/Lea-faka-Tonga/(tab)/Tongan-Language-Week

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KlPw5LtCGs

http://nzcurriculum.tki.org.nz/Curriculum-resources/National-events-and-the-NZC/Tongan-Language-Week

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yvugq82mSA