Tokelau Flag Colors & Meaning

Tokelau flag
Color Palette
Blue#0121691, 33, 10599, 69, 0, 59
Yellow#FFD100255, 209, 00, 18, 100, 0
White#FFFFFF 255, 255, 2550, 0, 0, 0

The flag of Tokelau features a vibrant design that symbolizes its cultural and geographical uniqueness. Predominantly blue, the flag represents the Pacific Ocean that surrounds Tokelau, emphasizing the nation’s connection to the sea. A white Southern Cross constellation on the upper hoist-side corner signifies Tokelau’s location in the southern hemisphere and its navigation heritage. The flag also incorporates a yellow stylized Tokelauan canoe in full sail, symbolizing the traditional means of transportation across the islands and the proactive journey of Tokelau towards self-determination and a sustainable future. Additionally, the white and yellow circular background behind the canoe reflects the atoll’s reliance on coconut production, an essential aspect of Tokelau’s economy and sustenance. This thoughtful design encapsulates the essence of Tokelauan identity, culture, and its aspirations.