Loimata Iupati

Loimata Iupati is a senior administrator and educator from the Pacific territory of Tokelau.

Iupati is the resident director of education of Tokelau. This is geographically a series of Pacific atolls which collectively form a territory of New Zealand.

In 1996 Iupati was part of a team appointed to translate the Bible into Tokelauan.[1] This language is a Polynesian one, akin to Samoan and intelligible to speakers of Tuvaluan.


  1. ^ "Tokelauan community changing the language of God from Samoan". RNZ. 25 October 2017. Retrieved 24 November 2021.