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New Caledonia Culture - photos

Kanak Carving photo
Kanak Carving photo
Kanak Carving photo
St Maurice Bay photo
Kanak Hut photo
Kanak Hut photo
Kanak Hut photo
Kanak Craft photo

About New Caledonia Culture

New Caledonia contains architecture and art from a blend of French, Melanesian, Polynesian, and Asian cultures. The dominant culture outside Noumea is the Melanesian culture (Kanak). Relics, carvings, and dwellings from the Kanaks is unique and well preserved.

French, the official language of New Caledonia is spoken by most residents. There are twenty-eight languages spoken by Kanaks.


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Author & photographer: David Johnson (Virtual Oceania)

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