What is Tokelau known for?

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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

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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

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, which is suspended from the Commonwealth, and Tokelau, which didn't send a team, in spite of threats of boycotts and athlete withdrawals. The internationally acclaimed opening ceremony (2010 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony) improved the image of the Games,

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-bollywood-events event-detail.php?event_id 213 Radio Tarana Events High School Dance Competition Tokelau is seen as an example by some people but not by others. It is an issue which divides political opinion in New Zealand. see http: news election-2011 policies 7 In response to attempts at decolonizing Tokelau, New Zealand journalist Michael Field wrote in 2004: "The UN ... is anxious to rid the world of the last remaining vestiges

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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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rugby league and volleyball. In Tokelau, there are two levels to the soccer league. From Fale (Fale, Tokelau), Fakaofo, two of the best clubs are Hakava Club and Matalele Club. ref name rsssf>

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Christmas Island , the Phoenix (Phoenix Islands) and even the Union (Tokelau) islands (until 1925) were incorporated piecemeal into the Gilbert and Ellice Islands over the next 20 years. The BWPT was a colonial entity created in 1877, and governed by a single High Commissioner) until 1971, only five years before its abolition. The '''demographics of New Zealand''' encompass the gender, ethnic, religious, geographic, and economic backgrounds of the 4.4 million people living

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-name-holder index.html?hpt hp_bn5 The tiny island with a huge Web presence ." ''CNN''. 13 June 2012. Retrieved on 15 June 2012. Solar power Three solar power stations are planned to provide 100% electricity from photovoltaics, with battery backup. The first power station was completed in August 2012. In total, 4,032 solar panels

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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


'''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'''.

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