National Country Symbols Of Tokelau

National Country Symbols Of Tokelau
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.


National Map Of Tokelau
National Flag Of Tokelau
Flag Description:
a yellow stylized Tokelauan canoe on a dark blue field sails toward the manu – the Southern Cross constellation of four, white, five-pointed stars at the hoist side; the Southern Cross represents the role of Christianity in Tokelauan culture and symbolizes the country’s navigating into the future, the color yellow indicates happiness and peace, and the blue field represents the ocean on which the community relies
National Emblem(Coat Of Arms) Of Tokelau
National Anthem Of Tokelau
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