New Zealand-funded relief supplies will
be shipped to cyclone-hit Tokelau from Samoa as soon as they can be purchased
and loaded, Aid Minister Marian Hobbs said today.
"The three atolls of Tokelau were
hit hard by Cyclone Percy over the weekend," Marian Hobbs said. "Damage
is still being assessed but we know that much of Nukunonu was under water
at one stage, and buildings and crops have been affected.
"We can only be thankful that at
this stage there has been no suggestion of any deaths or serious injuries.
"The New Zealand Government has