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The World Factbook: Background: :: Originally settled by Polynesian emigrants from surrounding island groups, the Tokelau Islands were made a British protectorate in 1889. They were transferred to New Zealand administration in 1925. Referenda held in 2006 and 2007 to change the status of the islands from that of a New Zealand territory to one of free association with New Zealand did not meet the needed threshold for approval. :: ...read more [Source: The World Factbook] Wikipedia: Tokelau /ˈtoʊkəlaʊ/ is a territory of New Zealand in the South Pacific Ocean that consists of three tropical coral atolls (from the northwest Atafu, Nukunonu and Fakaofo) with a combined land area of 10 km2 (4 sq mi) and a population of approximately 1,400. Its capital rotates yearly between the three atolls.[2] 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, an...read more [Source: Wikipedia]

Expertise (alphabetical order)

Jennifer CORRIN
Professor, Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law at T C Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland, Australia

Keywords: Customary Law, Legal Pluralism, Law and Culture, Human Rights, Dispute Resolution, Land Tenure

Sue FARRAN
Professor, Law at Northumbria University, United Kingdom

Keywords: Customary Law, Gender, Land Tenure, Neo-Colonialism, Post-Colonialism, Sustainability, Development, Children, Legal Pluralism

Hoem INGJERD
Professor, Department of social anthropology at University of Oslo, Norway

Keywords: Bureaucratization, Conflict Management, Identity, International Relationships, Language Documentation

Lea Lani KINIKINI KAUVAKA
Independent researcher, Pacific Community at EU PacTVET project, Tonga

Keywords: Resilience, Indigenous Knowledge, Forced Migration, Subaltern Bodies, Māui Genealogies, Body Theory, Coconut Oil, Race , Settlerhood

Upolu Luma VAAI
Senior Lecturer, HoD Theology and Ethics Department at Pacific Theological College, Fiji

Keywords: Christianity, Pacific Relational Hermeneutics, Relational Theology, Relational Ethics, Pacific Epistemology, Climate Change, Colonialism, Economy And Justice

Joeli VEITAYAKI
Associate Professor, School of Marine Studies at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Keywords: Climate Change, Conservation, Cultural Geography, Fisheries, Natural Resources, Natural Hazards, Sustainability


Pictures


Not specified The Week - 18 February 2006 Obesity in children Overweight chil... [NatLib NZ]

Waibel, Jurgen, 1943- [New Zealand Post Office] :Tokelau 'copra' stamp issue. ... [NatLib NZ]

Waibel, Jurgen, 1943- [New Zealand Post Office] :1983 Tokelau transport stamp ... [NatLib NZ]

Not specified Tu Tangata i te waru tekau; Surviving in the 80's, presented by ... [NatLib NZ]

Not specified Tokelauan children singing at Elsdon Youth Camp in Porirua - Pho... [NatLib NZ]


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Maps


United States. Hydrographic Office Washington, D.C. : Hydrographic Office, 1941 ... [NLA]


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Books

Tokelau.. 2013. Tulafono a Tokelau : Tokelau law supplement, 2009-2012 / [prepared in the Faculty of... [NatLib NZ]
New Zealand. Statistics New Zealand.Tokelau. Statistics Office.. 2012. Profile of Tokelau [electroni... [NatLib NZ]
Magee, Jenny.. 2011. New to New Zealand : ethnic communities in Aotearoa : a handbook / Jenny Magee ... [NatLib NZ]

Archives

Not specified . 7 Feb-9 Nov 1970. Correspondence from Carol and Derek McKay while living in the Toke ... [NatLib NZ]
Not specified . 4 Feb-15 Nov 1960. Transcripts of letters to Mrs E J McKay from Derek McKay relating ... [NatLib NZ]
Not specified. 2008. Ana pehe ma hiva anamua ... [NatLib NZ]

Video/Visual

Paul Meehan; Mustapha Heddi. nd. Tokelau : Geography and Maps : Intute World GuideIntute Intute. ... [WorldCat]

Audio

Puka, Ihaia.. 2012. Songs of Tokelau [sound recording] : ko a lā whĠ... [NatLib NZ]

Official Websites

  • Government of Tokelau...
  • Department of Economic Development, Natura...
  • Department of Health...

    Libraries and Archives

  • Tokelau Campus Library of the University o...

    Museum Collections

  • American Museum of Natural History...
  • Australian Museum...
  • Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum...

    Health and Health Research

  • Tokelau Department of Health...
  • United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)...
  • World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pa...

    Languages

    List of languages
  • More on Glottolog
  • More on Ethnologue

    Administrative Areas

    Anafu (Atoll)
    Fakaofo (Atoll)
    Nukunonu (Atoll)

    Data for layers and markers are from GAA.
    Note that positions may be inaccurate or approximate.