Tongan taboo for touching king’s head brings foreign church minister to perform coronation – New Zealand Kaniva Pacific


PHOTO: D’Arcy Wood will coronate the incoming Tongan king King Tupou VI in July. Photo/Dennis Manktelow (Herald Sun).  A foreign church minister who has Tongan connection will perform the coronation of Their Majesties King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u Tuku’aho following  an official request made because of the taboo for Tongan subjects to touch the king’s …

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