Tuvalu Language Week

01 - 07 October 2023

Talofa! Manuia te vaiaso o te Gana Valu - Tuvalu Language Week!

The theme for this year is Fakatumau kae fakaakoi tau ‘gana ke mautu a iloga o ‘ta tuā which means to preserve and embrace your language to safeguard our 'heritage identities'. Join us on campus to see what we are doing to celebrate Tuvalu Language Week!


All week

Sharing of the Tuvaluan language, stories and culture via social media.

Aso Gahua 2 Oketopa

Monday 2 October

Check out the Tuvalu mural by pacific artist in residence, Moses Viliamu

Porirua Library Foyer, all day

Aso tolu 4 Oketopa

Wednesday 4 Oketopa

Join us for a morning tea to celebrate Vaiaso o te gana Tuvalu

10:30am, Porirua Library Foyer


More resources

Commonly used phrases →

Introduce yourself to the Tuvalu language by learning some commonly used phrases! 

Calendar of events →

Check out what celebrations are happening in the community!

Connect →

Tap into the NZ Tuvalu Language Week Facebook page to see keep up to date.

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