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Porirua Campus: Tongan Language Week

Porirua Campus: Tongan Language Week

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Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e Lea Faka-Tonga: Tongan Language Week will be celebrated this week.

This year’s theme is “Fakakoloa 'o Aotearoa 'aki 'a e 'Ofa Fonua – Enrich Aotearoa with the love of duty & service to Country, Community & People”.

The week starts with a short flag raising ceremony on Monday 3 September, 9am at Porirua Campus, rain or shine. We invite ALL staff and students to attend & join us to sing the national anthem.

Monday 3 September             Flag raising & national anthem, 9am             
Thursday 6 September           FREE Sausage sizzle & Tongan Music, 12-1pm. Remember to say the Tongan greeting “Malo e lelei”
Friday 7 September                Colours of Tonga Day. Dress in red or white.

Tongan Language Week