A foreign flower no more : Tongan diasporic media and the 2014 election
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Citation:Cass, P. (2015, June). A foreign flower no more: Tongan diasporic media and the 2014 election. Paper presented at European Society for Oceanists, Brussells.
Permanent link to Research Bank record:http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3298
The use of social media and the involvement of diasporic communities is a growing trend among diasporic Polynesian communities and Island politicians. Auckland-based Tongan media, which are the focus of this article, appear to have had an effect on voter behaviour in the 2014 Tongan elections.