Kelea, who lives in Tonga, describes some of the special clothes she wears for different occasions, including the ta'ovala and kiekie. Contains some Tongan words and glossary. Suggested level: primary.
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A title from the beautifully produced series "Children of the Pacific". This is a story from Tonga. Kelea has many different clothes which she wears on special occasions. Kelea helps Aunty Teisa make a necklace for her dance costume.
Other titles in ther series are
A Nest of Pigs : A Story from the Cook Islands
Wrapping It Up : A Story from the Islands of Samoa
Tareimas Stringg : A Story from the Islands of Kiribati
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Jill lives on the Kapiti Coast where she was a school teacher for many years. She spent two years as a VSA teacher in Tonga in the 1990s. Since then Jill has travelled throughout the Pacific experiencing village life and joining in the numerous cultura...