In 2001, 80% of Tongans were living in Auckland. Increasingly, they moved from central to south Auckland. A few continued to travel back to the centre, however, to take sing with the Dominion Road Tongan Methodist Choir. In this photograph, taken in June 2003, the 65-strong choir, backed by a 35-piece orchestra, practises for a concert in Tonga.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Reference: City Scene, 22 June 2003.
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