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Monday 6 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Military Parade in honour of the Coronation of HM King Tupou VI was held on an overcast morning, 6 July at Mala’e Pangai Lahi with combined military bands. Photos by Linny Folau, Adrienne L. Kaeppler and Peter Poulsen.
Sunday 5 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Visitors attending the Coronation of King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u yesterday, 4 July, included foreign royals, diplomats, as well as friends and relatives of the Royal Family from all over the world who mingled with Tonga’s royals at the Centenary Church and receptions. Photos by Linny Folau, Pesi Fonua, Mary Lyn Fonua and Peter Poulsen.
Saturday 4 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fireworks and Tupakapakanava lit up the Nuku’alofa waterfront on Saturday night, 4 July as part of the Coronation celebrations. Photos by Peter Poulsen and Adrienne L. Kaeppler.
Saturday 4 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
His Majesty King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u were crowned by Rev D’arcy Wood at the Centenary Church of the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga, Nuku’alofa this morning, 4 July. Photos by Pesi Fonua and Linny Folau.
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Friday 3 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Visitors to Tonga’s Coronation celebrations this week were treated to traditional entertainment at Pangai Lahi this afternoon. The day began with a seaside luncheon hosted by nobles and attended by the Royal Family, the sun came out for the dancing and the day ended with a rainbow.
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Wednesday 1 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thousands of students performed for King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau‘u at a colourful Education Day today 1 July at Teufaiva Outdoor Stadium, during Tonga’s week-long Coronation celebrations.
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Saturday 27 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI drank kava in the royal kava circle - the Taumafa Kava today, confirming his title as the 24th Tu’i Kanokupolu and king of Tonga. Photos by Pesi Fonua, Linny Folau, Peter Poulsen and Adrienne L. Kaeppler.
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Friday 26 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga made their presentation of gifts to HM King Tupou VI on Thursday, 25 June at the Royal Palace in Nuku’alofa.
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Friday 19 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Coronation Education Day on Wednesday July 1 promises to be a spectacular event with thousands of student dancers massed at the Teufaiva Outdoor Stadium to perform for the king. A dress rehearsal today turned out the red and white Tongan flag on the field.
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Wednesday 17 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
It was a festive day for the people in Kolofo’ou who decorated their homes with mats, red flags and balloons in preparation for HM King Tupou VI’s Coronation. Photos by Linny Folau
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Wednesday 17 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Homes in the Kolomotu’a area part of Nuku‘alofa were decorated with colourful balloons, mats and tapa for a visit by HM King Tupou VI on Friday, 12 June.
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Tuesday 16 June 2015
Tokyo, Japan
Japan’s Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako will attend HM King Tupou VI’s Coronation in Nuku’alofa during a visit from July 2-6.
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Thursday 11 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thousands of Tongatapu secondary and primary students performed their traditional dances for HM Queen Nanasipau‘u at Mala’e Pangai Lahi today, Thursday, 11 June. Another rehearsal will be held there on Tuesday June 16.
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Friday 22 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A crowd of people from various churches in Tonga led by some church leaders, today marched to the Palace Office in Nuku’alofa to present four petitions to King Tupou VI, in opposition to Tonga’s intention to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
Thursday 21 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a very short soft closing of the current session of Tonga’s Legislative Assembly King Tupou VI today extended his hope that work would continue to assist the socio-economic development of the country.
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Wednesday 20 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three nobles will close the current sitting of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga tomorrow, Thursday May 21 before King Tupou VI opens it again on May 28.
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Saturday 9 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s 2014-15 Parliamentary session will be officially closed on May 21, before reopening a week later with a state ceremony on May 28 for the 2015-16 Parliamentary session.
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Thursday 30 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fifty eight days to go before the coronation celebration of HM King Tupou VI begin on 27 June, the capital Nuku’alofa is already in a celebration mood. A billboard for the King and Queen put up by Friends Cafe in the centre of Nuku’alofa is the latest reminder of the coronation countdown.
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Tuesday 28 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The investiture of HM King Tupou VI as the 24th Tu‘i Kanokupolu will be held at a Royal Kava ceremony, the Taumafa Kava, on Saturday June 27 at Mala‘e Pangai Lahi in Nuku’alofa, followed by eight days of national celebrations. A Coronation Service and ceremony will be held at the Centenary Church on July 4.
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Monday 13 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A celebratory lunch for HE Cardinal Mafi on Saturday, 11 April was attended by King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u at ‘Apifo’ou College grounds.
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