of New Zealand) *** Administrator - Approximately 62% of the South Island's Pacific Islander community reside in Christchurch and the surrounding Canterbury Province, equalling approximately 11,500 people. ref
15 November 2011 As of March 2007, American Samoa has not yet taken an official position, but the Governor of American Samoa Togiola Tulafono has said he believes that his government should do everything it can to retain control of the island.
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chain in the Pacific Ocean. * Tolowa. The '''Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations''' ('''FAO''') is a specialised agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed (developed countries) and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. FAO is also a source of knowledge and information, and helps developing countries and countries
surrounding them, with many observers remarking that they began on an apprehensive note, but were an exceptional experience with a largely positive ending. The President of the International Olympic Committee, Jacques Rogge, said that India
, and most people can speak and understand English. The name ''Tokelau'' is a Polynesian word meaning "north wind" See Tokelau is the habitat for several native plant and insect species as well as whales, dolphins and land crabs. 29 bird species live on the islands. Do Buy The New Zealand dollar is used. Some Tokelauan-branded dollars have been produced but are hard to find. Costs Eat The Luana Liki Hotel in Nukunonu is the only public eating place which is in the only hotel. If you are staying at the Luana Liki, you will get three meals per day included in the price. Drink Samoan beer is available in shops and at the Luana Like Hotel, but sale is strictly rationed in Nukunonu. The legal drinking age is 18. Sleep The Luana Liki Hotel in Nukunonu is Tokelau's only commercial accommodation. Homestays may be arranged in advanced through the Tokelau-Apia Liaison Office in Samoa. Learn Education in Tokelau for children between the ages of 5-18 is available and free. Each atoll has a primary and secondary school. The education system is similar to that in New Zealand. The schools have levels or classes running from Early Childhood Education (ECE) right through to Year11. At Year11, students are required to sit a National examination. This examination is used to determine which students will continue Year 12 studies under the Tokelau Scholarship Scheme. The successful students commence Year 12 and 13 studies in Samoa. Schools are under the administration of the Taupulega's (Village council). The Education department plays a supporting role in providing training and workshops for Principals and teachers, assisting in other developments with the schools, the setting and marking of the Year11 National Examinations and so forth. Stay safe Tokelau lies in the Pacific typhoon belt, and most of Tokelau is only 2 metres above sea level making it particularly vulnerable to sea level causing major flooding. Over 96% of the population has access to safe water and just over 70% has access to adequate sanitary facilities. Health indicators are good and there is universal access to health care. Stay healthy Each atoll has a hospital. The health services have a Director of Health based in Apia and a Chief Clinical Advisor who moves from atoll to atoll as required to assist the doctors attached to each hospital. An outbreak of chikungunya, a mosquito-borne disease, started in 2014, so take precautions against mosquito bites (mosquito). Respect Connect Tokelau has a radio telephone service between the islands and to Samoa and is government regulated. commons:Tokelau
are under the administration of the Taupulega's (Village council). The Education department plays a supporting role in providing training and workshops for Principals and teachers, assisting in other developments with the schools, the setting and marking of the Year11 National Examinations and so forth. Stay safe Tokelau lies in the Pacific typhoon belt, and most of Tokelau is only 2 metres above sea level making it particularly vulnerable to sea level causing major flooding. Over 96
that "Delhi delivered a fantastic Games". http: www.hindustantimes.com specials sports cwg-2010 Delhi-delivered-a-fantastic-Games newdelhi SP-Article10-613055.aspx Some observers accused sections of the media of bias, unfair expectations, and negative reporting.
accessdate 16 October 2010 first Peter last Hanlon title It's time to reflect on how Delhi got it right archiveurl http: web.archive.org web 20101017152227 http: www.smh.com.au commonwealth-games-2010 comm-games-news its-time-to-reflect-on-how-delhi-got-it-right-20101014-16ltt.html archivedate 17 October 2010 deadurl no thumb left 400px The Realm of New Zealand (Image:Realm of New Zealand.png) today Today the Realm of New Zealand comprises New
, Section 6(3)(b) Note that physical presence and permanent residence during the 5 years (or 450 days in exceptional circumstances) must have been in New Zealand, the Cook Islands, Niue or Tokelau - physical presence and permanent residence in the Ross Dependency does '''not''' fulfil the residence requirements for a general grant of New Zealand citizenship. PacLII The Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute collects and publishes legal
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, official website In October 2010, table tennis became "the first sport in Tokelau to be granted membership at a Continental or World level", when the Tokelau Table Tennis Association was formally established and became the 23rd member of the Oceania Table Tennis Federation. Year &General_Catigory general%2C
+Development%2C+Waiting___&ID 22217 "Tokelau, a Speck in the Ocean but an Important New Member for Oceania" , International Table Tennis Federation, 7 October 2010 Tokelau was due to take part, for the first time, in the 2010 Commonwealth Games, in Delhi,
2009 The '''''pahu''''' or '''''pa'u''''' is a traditional musical instrument found in Polynesia: Hawaii, Tahiti, Cook Islands, Samoa, and Tokelau. Carved from a single log and covered on the playing end with a stretched sharkskin, the pahu is played with the palms and fingers of the hand. It is considered a sacred instrument and was generally kept in a temple (''heiau''), and used to accompany a repertoire of sacred songs called ''hula pahu'' ''ura p'au
'''Tokelau''' Tokelau lies north of the Samoan Islands, Swains Island being the nearest, east of Tuvalu, south of the Phoenix Islands, southwest of the more distant Line Islands, and northwest of the Cook Islands.
The United Nations General Assembly designates Tokelau a Non-Self-Governing Territory (United Nations list of Non-Self-Governing Territories). Until 1976, the official name was Tokelau Islands. It is a New Zealand territory, and is sometimes referred to by its older colonial name, the '''Union Islands'''.