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Nukunonu, one of Tokelau’s three atolls (3rd of 4)

Nukunonu, one of Tokelau’s three atolls

Nukunonu, like Tokelau’s other atolls, consists of a circle of coral anchored to the rim of a huge undersea volcano. It has many pandanus trees, the leaves of which are used for weaving.

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Carl Walrond, 'Tokelauans - Immigration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 June 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015