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  • Talanga 'i he lea faka-Tonga
    Tuesday 25 July 2006 8:41am

    Lethbridge Park, NSW,Australia
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    ‘Etita,

  • From the Courts
    Monday 24 July 2006 5:33pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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    THE hearing of a rape charge against the Noble Lasike started at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court this morning, July 24, before Mr Justice Robin Webster.

    Noble Lasike pleaded not guilty to the charge in early May, when the hearing date was set.

    The Crown will call 10 witnesses during the criminal trial, which is expected to end on Thursday July 27.

  • From the Courts
    Monday 24 July 2006 5:20pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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    A DATE has yet to be set for the trial of Shoreline whistleblower Piveni Piukala.

    The directional hearing on the case brought by the Shoreline Power company against its former employee Piveni Piukala, has been adjourned to September 15, when it will be heard by Mr Justice Anthony Ford in Chambers at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court.

  • Talanga 'i he lea faka-Tonga
    Monday 24 July 2006 4:31pm

    USA
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    ‘Etita,

    Tuku mu’a e ki’i faingamalie ko ‘enii’ ke fai atu ai ha ki’i tokoni ki he fanga tokoua mo e fanga tuofafine ‘oku talanoa lolotonga ‘oku ‘ata’ e lotofale ‘o e Matangi Tonga ke fai ai ha poolave faka-famili.’

  • Parliament
    Monday 24 July 2006 10:18am

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : The new People’s Representative for Ha’apai in the Tonga Legislative Assembly is ‘Osai Latu of Pangai, Ha’apai, who won a July 20 By Election well ahead of his nearest rival, former MP Teisina Fuko.
  • Royalty & Nobility
    Monday 24 July 2006 9:30am

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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  • Politics
    Monday 24 July 2006 8:24am

    USA
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    Editor,

  • Politics
    Sunday 23 July 2006 5:24pm

    USA
    :

    Dear Editor,
    >
    I am writing this letter with regards to that of Hao’uli’s adamantly putting the King in the wrong.

  • Politics
    Saturday 22 July 2006 4:33pm

    USA
    :



    `Etita,

  • Talanga 'i he lea faka-Tonga
    Saturday 22 July 2006 12:53pm
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     ‘Etita,

    Tuku pe mu’a keu toe fakatapu fo’ou atu ki he tu’unga kotoa ‘oku tonu ke
    fakatapua kau toe lava atu he matapa ‘oku kei fakaava mai ‘e Sefita Hao’uli.

    Teu feinga keu fakanounou pea ke ‘oua teta sisina e taimi mo e faingamalie ke hu mai ai ha taha kehe mo ha toe fakakaukau kehe. Ko ‘eku lave faka’osi ‘eni ki he he’eku fakakaukau ki he Tu’i mo hono langilnagi.

  • Politics
    Saturday 22 July 2006 12:31pm

    Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
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    Dear Editor,

    May I respond to Mr. Hao’uli’s most recent letter
    (July 21, 2006) to Sione Kava in which he made
    reference to my referring to him, and his colleagues,
    a “liberal” instead of a “pro-democrat”.

    With due respect Mr. Hao’uli, as a fellow journalist,
    I’m sure you are fully aware of the scope of our right
    to “freedom of speech.”

    What angers some Tongans is our (journalists) misuse
    of that right in making false accusations,
    unsubstantiated claims, and even distasteful
    references to His Majesty, and to others.

  • Letters
    Saturday 22 July 2006 12:08pm

    Ottawa, Canada
    : It is with solemn sadness that I learnt of the tragic demise of Prince Tu’’ipelehake, Princess Kaimana and their driver. Thank you so much for updating us overseas with the funeral processions in Tonga, services and pictures which I believe many are watching with a tearful eye. - Dr. ‘Eva Puniani
  • Talanga 'i he lea faka-Tonga
    Friday 21 July 2006 11:56pm
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    ‘Etita,

    ‘Oku ou faka’apa’apa lahi kae fakahoko atu ‘o fakafofonga’i atu ‘a e kau ako tutuku Tonga ‘i muli ni, ‘o e Australian National University, ‘a e popoaki tu’a mo fiekaungamamahi ki he famili ‘o e ongo pekia ko Pilinisi Tu’ipelehake mo Pilinisesi Kaimana Tuku’aho.

    ‘Oku mau ongo’i mo’oni ‘a e mole ‘a e Pilinisi Tu’ipelehake pehe ki homau kaunga ako ka ko e Pilinisesi ‘ofeina ‘o Tonga, ko Pilinisesi Kaimana Aleamotu’a Tuku’aho.

  • Royalty & Nobility
    Friday 21 July 2006 11:30pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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    Photos by Pesi Fonua and Linny Folau

  • Royalty & Nobility
    Friday 21 July 2006 11:30pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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    Photos by Pesi Fonua and Linny Folau

  • Politics
    Friday 21 July 2006 5:55am

    Auckland, New Zealand
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    Editor,

  • Royalty & Nobility
    Thursday 20 July 2006 5:30pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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    Photos by Pesi Fonua

  • Parliament
    Thursday 20 July 2006 3:37pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Polling started slowly this morning in a by-election to elect a new Ha’apai People’’s Representative to the Tongan Parliament. Photos by Linny Folau
  • Royalty & Nobility
    Thursday 20 July 2006 3:15pm

    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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  • People
    Thursday 20 July 2006 6:00am

    Brighton, United Kingdom
    : I write from the UK where the Princess Kaimana was posted for four years at the Tongan High Commission in London. She touched people on the other side of the world as much as she did in Tonga. Hers were not always great acts of politics but of acts of kindness, consideration, and humour that often go unacknowledged but have an enduring influence in many unanticipated and important ways. - Dr Maika Poltorak

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