Beautiful Tongan tapa (ngatu) is on display for two-weeks in an exhibition at Te Papa Tongarewa, the National Museum and Art Gallery of New Zealand, by a group of Tongan women in Wellington.
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Wednesday 10 February 2021
Wellington, New Zealand
Thursday 11 April 2019
Police are investigating two reported break-ins at homes in Tongatapu, where Tongan valuables and cash were stolen earlier this month.
Friday 12 February 2016
Handicraft makers in Vanuatu have won a new quarantine exemption that allows people to take woven mats and tapa from Vanuatu to New Zealand for items smaller than two metres.
Monday 21 January 2013
Tonga is losing the people who hold in-depth knowledge of traditional arts, and without them the techniques for preparing and presenting Koloa are largely forgotten, say Tongan women who took time last week to learn from a master of Tongan crafts. Photos by Finau Fonua.
Wednesday 1 August 2012
The Melbourne Tapa exhibition will be launched by HRH Princess Latufuipeka Tuku'aho in Melbourne on Thursday 2 August in her first official duty as the High Commissioner of Tonga to Australia, at the start of a five-day Melbourne tour. Photos Loketi Niua Latu.
Sunday 12 July 2009
Tongan ngatu is part of an impressive display of Pacific barkcloth in a new exhibition that opened recently in Cahors, France.