This small group of three atolls in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand, was originally settled by Polynesian emigrants from surrounding island groups. In 1889 the Tokelau Islands were made a British protectorate, and then transferred to New Zealand administration in 1925.
This Myths of the Pacific differentiated reading comprehension resource includes SEVEN Year Five and Year Six fiction literature passages with six engaging text dependent higher order thinking tasks - perfect for close reading in your classroom! These print and go worksheets link directly to the New Zealand Curriculum, Level Three. Featuring myths and legends from Samoa, Cook Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Fiji, Niue and Tokelau!
Tokelau is a territory of New Zealand in the South Pacific Ocean that consists of three tropical coral atolls with a combined land area of 10 km² and a population of approximately 1,400. Its capital rotates yearly between the three atolls. 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, and northwest of the Cook Islands.
Tokelau, a small island nation, is officially becoming the first habited place on Earth to completely rely upon solar for its energy needs. Tokelau is a tiny group of coral islands that have up to now.