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Niuatekevaka (Niuatoputapu Island), 1969 - 1971

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: AMPS 2022/68. Series 2. File 2/1

Scope and Contents

Consists of transcriptions and translations of recordings made by Wendy Pond and Garth Rogers in Niuatoputapu, Tonga during 1967-1971. Includes transcripts of recordings reported to have been accidentally erased shortly after transcribing.


  • 1969 - 1971


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From the Collection: 1.4 metres (Includes 47 open-reel tapes, 3 audio cassettes, 1 sound disc, 1 video, 1 box.)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Tonga (Tonga Islands)

From the Collection: English


1. Ta'anga lakalaka by Peni Latu Langi
Corresponds to Tape 1 and Tape 12.
2. Ta'anga 'a Sioeli Filianga
Corresponds to Tape 3 and Tape 12.
3. Hiva kakala by Sioeli Filianga
Not recorded.
4. Sete Selui collection of Tau'a'alo
Not recorded.
5. Kiliate's Sunday morning sermon
Corresponds to Tape 7.
6. Feipulua of Tauaka
Corresponds to Tape 7 and Tape 9.
7. Semisi Pongipongi, Pesalili, Papi Hūhane, et al. discussing the Free Wesleyan church polopolo, etc.
Corresponds to Tape 7.
8. Papi Hūhane, 'Anāpuletoka
Corresponds to Tape 7.
9. Misinale of the Free Church of Tonga at Hihifo, Niuatoputapu in October 1971
Corresponds to Tape 9.
10. Misinale of the Free Church of Tonga, 1971
Field notes corresponding to recording on Tape 9.
11. 'Ko e fe-pōtalanoa'aki 'a Tavi mo Siale Lahi 'o kau ki he Ufi'
Corresponds to Tape 9 and Tape 28.
12. Tau'a'alo by Loketi Lapuka
Corresponds to Tape 14.
13. Falehūfanga
Corresponds to Tape 14.
14. Feipulua and Pongipongi for Pātele Petelo held on the Roman Catholic mala'e at Hihifo, Niuatoputapu on 27 April 1971
Field notes and transcriptions corresponding to missing tape.

Repository Details

Part of the Archive of Māori and Pacific Sound, University of Auckland Repository

Level 3, General Library
5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92109
Auckland 1010 New Zealand
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