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Birds of Tokelau Stamp Issue

There are three main species that dominate Tokelau’s native bird population, the black noddy or lakia, the brown noddy or gogo and the white tern or akiaki. A 2011/2012 survey revealed that each of these birds had been found in … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Language Week

Niue Niue Language Week 2016 runs from 16 to 22 October and the goal of the week is the maintenance, retention and development of Vagahau Niue (Niue language). The Niue Language Week stamp issue features everyday Niuean phrases alongside their … Continue reading

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Tokelau Issued Stamps on Fishing Industry

Tokelau is a group of three small atolls making them the perfect place to fish. Fishing communities in Tokelau have their own traditional methods and equipment for catching different kinds of fish, and this stamp issue looks at four of … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Tokelau

Lanuage Week Tokelau Language Week will run from 29 October – 4 November 2014. This special week aims to highlight and promote the use of Tokelau language, as well as displaying the rich culture and heritage of Tokelau. The stamps … Continue reading

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Tokelau (New Zealand) will Issue Stamps on Weaving

Weaving is a traditional art form that remains popular in Tokelau today. The most common materials used in these crafts are lau kie (pandanus leaf) and lau hulu (brown pandanus). The crafts depicted on these four gummed stamps include a … Continue reading

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