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Monday 12 February 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Cyclone Gita will reach Category 5 by the time it hits Tongatapu and ‘Eua this evening, the strongest in recorded history to approach Tonga, warns Director of Tonga MET, 'Ofa Fa'anunu at a press conference this morning. “Category 5 means that the winds have reached 110 knots. This is around 220 and 230 km per hour winds....We need to move now to evacuation centres.”
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Wednesday 20 December 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two ambulances to be used in ‘Eua and Ha’apai were handed over on December 19 to the Ministry of Health from the Government of Japan.
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Thursday 30 November 2017
'Ohonua, 'Eua
A 33-year-old teacher died at the Niu'eiki Hospital after he was caught in a house fire at the ‘Eua High School compound in ‘Ohonua, ‘Eua, yesterday.
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Tuesday 19 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three people have been arrested and charged in relation to the cultivation of 106 cannabis plants seized at two different plantations in 'Eua on Monday, September 18.
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Wednesday 6 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police have located missing woman, Hivakakala Lango’ia (20) boarding the MV ‘Otuanga’ofa ferry at Queen Salote wharf at around midnight last night, September 5. Her messages that she was held captive in 'Eua were found to be false.
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Tuesday 5 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are looking for Hivakakala Lango’ia (20) who has gone missing in ‘Eua. She last contacted her father in Tongatapu on Sunday, September 3, messaging that she was being held captive by a man.
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Tuesday 2 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 24-year-old male prisoner remains hospitalized after he was found seriously injured on a road in a bush area, outside a prison compound in ‘Eua on 29 April. 'Eua Police allege he escaped.
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Monday 1 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A male prisoner who was reported missing during a head count at Sainai Prison in ‘Eua on Saturday, 29 April remains hospitalized after he was found seriously injured on a road in a bush area, outside the prison compound.
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Tuesday 18 April 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 45-year-old man has been arrested and charged in relation to 249 cannabis plants uprooted and seized during a search warrant executed by police at a bush allotment in Lokupo on 'Eua island on April 10.
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Thursday 9 March 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 51-year-old man died from electrocution at his home in Ha’atu’a in ‘Eua on Monday, March 6 while doing laundry.
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Monday 6 March 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A heavy rain and flash flooding warning has been issued by Tonga’s Meteorology Department for Tongatapu, ‘Eua, Vava’u and Ha’apai at 1:00pm today. Residents in low-lying areas are warned to be alert for possible flash flooding over Monday night and Tuesday.
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Friday 17 February 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Unsettled weather continues to affect Tongatapu this weekend as a strong wind warning remains in force for the main island and ‘Eua land areas, due to Tropical Depression 12F located 30km northwest of Nuku’alofa at 3:00pm today Friday, February 17.
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Thursday 2 February 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new ferry, MV Vaomapa, is now servicing the towns of Nomuka, Tungua, Ha’afeva, Pangai in the Ha’apai Islands group and also connecting Nuku'alofa to the island of ‘Eua. It can carry 140 tonnes of cargo and up to 250 passengers.
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Thursday 15 December 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There is no tsunami threat for Tonga following a magnitude 5.2 earthquake located 74km south of 'Eua at 2:18pm, according to a Tonga Met advisory issued at 2:30pm (+14hrs UTC).
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Monday 12 December 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A father (40) and teenage son (14) from ‘Ohonua went missing on Saturday, December 10 on a fishing trip, after their small boat reportedly suffered engine failure on their way to Fa’iana, a shoal situated north of the outer island.
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Tuesday 22 November 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan officials burning a large haul of cannabis seized by Tonga Police last week in 'Eua, used tyres as a base for the bonfire at Tapuhia Solid Waste in Vaini, Tongatapu today, Tuesday November 22.
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Monday 21 November 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thirty four cannabis plants were uprooted and seized during a Tonga Police Operation in 'Ohonua, ‘Eua, of Friday, in addition to 458 cannabis plants that were initially seized last week.
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Thursday 17 November 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men have been arrested and charged in relation to 458 cannabis plants uprooted and seized together with an unlicensed .22 rifle during two police search warrants executed in a bush allotment in 'Ohonua on the outer island of 'Eua on November 15-16.
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Monday 8 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Eua held the second to last Royal Agricultural, Fisheries and Tonga Made Show 2016 opened by King Tupou VI on Saturday, 6 August. The show concludes in Tongatapu this weekend.
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Monday 21 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An inquest has confirmed that Lingi Hafoka (52) died from electrocution at his home in Ta’anga, ‘Eua on Thursday night, 17 March.
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