Display for Tongan Language Week/Fakakoloa 'o Aotearoa

04 September 2012

Would you like to learn more about Tongan language and culture? Come and take a look at the exciting selection of books which the Macmillan Brown Library have on display to celebrate Tongan Language Week, which runs from 2-8 September 2012.

The goals of the week are to:
• celebrate the Tongan language and culture in New Zealand
• Promote the teaching and learning of the Tongan language
• raise awareness of the Tongan language as a language spoken by a significant number of people in New Zealand
• promote initiatives to maintain and grow the recognition, learning and use of the Tongan language in the home, in education, at work, in government, in the media, in sport, in the arts, in the church and in the community.

For further information about Tongan Language Week, see http://www.hrc.co.nz/race-relations/tongan-language-week and the Tongan Language Week Facebook page.