Tongan Language Week resourceUike Kātoanga'i 'o e Lea faka-Tonga

Download our resource and learn Tongan words, phrases, and pronunciation, and explore aspects of Tongan culture.

Learning areas and strands

Social Sciences, Arts, Learning Languages

Education type

Education resource

Suitable for

Tongan and non-Tongan speakers of all ages

Te Whāriki

Belonging | Mana Whenua, Communication | Mana Reo

Download the Tongan Language Week resource (1.55 MB)

The resource

The resource includes:

  • an exploration of themes related to identity, love, respect, and humility

  • Lea faka-Tonga pronunciation support and access to helpful words and phrases

  • activity ideas, and resources

  • details of how to take part in a nation-wide initiative to recognise Lea faka-Tonga Champions (Tongan Language Champions).

This education resource was co-created by Te Papa and the Ministry for Pacific Peoples.