New MP Jenny Salesa honours Tongan heritage – New Zealand Kaniva Pacific


New Zealand’s first Tongan speaking MP, Jenny Salesa, wore formal Tongan dress to the opening of Parliament yesterday and opened her maiden speech with the fakatapu– the formal introduction when speaking in Tongan asking for a permission to speak in front of a formal audience.

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