Auckland Libraries: Tongan new titles

Tongan new titles

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Discover the latest Tongan language books. This list updates when we add new titles to the collection.

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Ko e ngaahi malanga fa'ahita'u pekia

Siupeli T. Taliai

Book

"This book includes a selection of sermons by Rev. Siupeli Taliai written during his long ministry, and commemorates the 60th anniversary of his ordination in Ha'apai Tonga, on 1st July 1960. It focuses on Easter themes and as a preacher, Siupeli had...

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Marbles and mangoes = Mapu moe mango

Sione Tapani Mangisi

Book

"This is a dual English Tongan language book where Sione Tapani Mangisi shares some of his memories about growing up in Tonga in the nineteen fifties. His topic is marbles, a children's game popular when he was young. The book describes how games were...

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How Tonga got its name = Ko e founga hono ma'u 'e Tonga 'a hono hingoa

David Riley

Book

"Maui threw his line and hook into the ocean. He felt the hook catch onto something huge and heavy. "Wow, it's beautiful!" Maui said. What amazing sight did Maui see in the ocean that day?"--Publisher description.

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Ko kumā mo feke = The mouse and the octopus

Lisala Halapua

Book

This picture book tells an old Tongan fable about a mischievous mouse and an unwitting octopus. An origin story, its illustrations take the reader from a Tongan forest to the edge of a fringing reef. The story is a parable to teach fishing lure design...

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Tongan dictionary

J.T Fisher

Book

This simple Tongan dictionary was created to help you connect with and understand the Tongan culture through learning some of the basics of the language. Using words and phrases will allow you to pick up on topics of conversations and even piece toge...

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Opposites in Tongan with English translations

Gerard Aflague

Picture book

"Opposites in Tongan with English translations is an educational bilingual language learning resource to help children learn a Polynesian language. Children will learn concepts such as big and small, short and tall, hot and cold, clean and dirty, left...

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'Oku ou longomo'ui

Book

"Choosing the right food, staying active, keeping clean and getting a good night's sleep - this book will help you learn about simple ways to grow up strong and well." -- Back end paper.

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Ko e Kiliniki suka 'a Nena

Peseti author. Vea

Book

"Nena Finau is taking precaution by eating healthy and having regular medical check-ups for for Diabetes. Diabetes is a disease that many people in Tonga now live with. Diabetes can be prevented if good lifestyle choices are made early in life."--Back...

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'Otai mango

Maile Ongosia

Book

Growing fruits and vegetables around your home helps you make a healthy choice instead of drinking flavoured drinks from the stores. Tevita and Lesieli used the magoes from thier backyard to make mango smoothie and the whole family enjoyed the fresh ...

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'Aho Tokonaki 'i 'uta

Ana Heti Veikune

Book

Nena explains to Finau the importance of eating healthy food. She also explains how families can grow a range of healthy fruit and vegetables for themselves and do healthy, physical activities together.

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Ko e liliu kia Viliami

Soana Kaitapu

Book

Tevita explains Viliame many ways to become more active during the day.

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Ko hoku famili 'oku fe'ofo'ofani

Book

"Healthy families love each other and look after each other. Each member has a part to play in keeping the family healthy and happy."--Back end page.

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Koe e fononga ʻa pilikimi

John Bunyan

Book

"This book recounts the story of Christian, who appears to the author in a dream, and his journey to Heaven through the trials and tribulations of life. He meets many like-minded pilgrims on his way, such as Faithful and Hopeful, but before they attain...

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Fua'i'akau mo e Vesitapolo, ifo mo mo'uilelei

Book

"Fresh fruit and vegetables are very important for our body. When we eat them every day they help our bodies to grow, be healthy, have energy, and fight disease."--Back end paper.

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Ko e 'ea ma'a 'a e lelei taha

Book

"There are ways to cut down air pollution. We can all work together to make sure that our environment and the air that we breathe is clean and healthy for our bodies."--Back end paper.

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Fili 'a e me'akai mo'uilelei

Book

What is junk food and how much should you be eating? Sure, chips and candy taste great but healthy snacks like fresh fruits and veggies can be better for your overall health.

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Ko e 'aho fakafiefia kia Paula

Mele Young Fa'oliu

Book

Smoking tobacco is injurious to health as well as expensive. If a family member stops smoking it is good for them in many ways, it saves money as well as it keeps everyone healthy and happy.

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Black dog = Kulī 'Uli

Pamela Allen

Book

Na'e nofo fakataha 'a Kulī 'Uli mo Kilisitina 'i ha ki'i fale na'e ofi ki ha voatā. Na'á na kaungāme'a lelei 'aupito"--Page 4 of cover.

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'Oku fai 'enau lālanga

Tu'ikolongahau Toumu'a

Picture book

"Come and see all the clever weavers. They are weaving many different kinds of useful things, from different materials. Join the weavers as they celebrate their weaving, and make plans to pass these skills on to future generations."--ubiq.co.nz

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Teach me Tongan

Mary Aflague

Picture book

"Teach Me Tongan is an educational bilingual language learning resource to teach children about 31 commonly used words in Tongan. In addition to learning these words, we have added bonus resources to learn more complex sentences. We've designed over 60...

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Ko e ta'u 'e teau

E. E. V. (Ernest Edgar Vyvyan) Coll...

Book

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Ako ki he 'Otuā

Lois Rock

Book

Presents information about God, expressing what Christians believe based on the Bible.

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Ako ki he Tohitapú

Lois Rock

Book

Presents an introduction to the Bible and what Christians believe about this sacred book. It covers topics such as what a Bible is, how to use it, and all about the stories contained within its pages.

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