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Saturday 6 February 2016
Auckland, New Zealand
A Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP) agreement was signed in Auckland on 4 February by Ministers from the Asia-Pacific region and the United States amidst protests in Auckland.
Tuesday 22 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand national netball player, Temalisi Fakahokotau, a Silver Ferns defender, is visiting Nuku’alofa for christmas and took the opportunity to share her netball skills with young players this morning Tuesday, 22 December.
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Thursday 3 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI commissioned three new Tonga Police Search and Rescue boats today, Thursday 3 December at Tu’imatamoana Wharf in Ma’ufanga.
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Friday 6 November 2015

Auckland, New Zealand
Tongan, Laumanu Mafi was named the winner of the First Overall Pacific Business Student of the Year Award along with Chris Carrington who won the First Maori Prize, at the University of Auckland, recently.
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Monday 14 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan artist Visesio Siasau is off to New York with his family for a six-months residency after being named Paramount Award Winner for his huge tapa work in the 24th Annual Wallace Art Awards in New Zealand.
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Thursday 12 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A ban on airline passengers importing fruit from Auckland, New Zealand, to Tonga remains enforced by Tonga’s Quarantine authorities.
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Wednesday 18 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
During his final day in Tonga today, Hon Murray McCully travelled to Ha’apai to visit affected schools and infrastructure destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Ian last year.
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Tuesday 17 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand will release about NZ$10.5 million in New Zealand aid grant to Tonga that has been withheld since 2013, the New Zealand Foreign Minister, Hon. Murray McCully announced in Nuku’alofa yesterday, 16 February, after the government had grounded its controversial MA60 aircraft.
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Tuesday 25 November 2014
Monte Carlo, Monaco
New Zealand-Tongan Shot put athlete, Valerie Adams has been named the “The Athlete of the year” by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) last week on November 21, in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
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Monday 17 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand’s aid programme to the Pacific region will be reviewed by member countries of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat.
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Thursday 23 October 2014
Australia
The Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG) says ongoing negotiations for the controversial free trade agreement known as PACER-Plus are creating an unbalanced agreement against the interests of the Pacific Islands. - Adam Wolfenden.
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Wednesday 3 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A week promoting the Tongan Language is currently being held in New Zealand,from 1-7 September.
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Wednesday 4 June 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The New Zealand Prime Minister John Key visited the Nuku’alofa Government Primary School and the Tonga Village Network Upgrade Project site at Ha’avakatolo this afternoon.
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Wednesday 4 June 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Visiting Tonga, New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key this morning pledged around $2 million assistance to upgrade Tonga’s Teufaiva Stadium for the 2019 Pacific Games. New Zealand has also committed another $5 million towards the reconstruction of schools in Ha’apai that were destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Ian.
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Tuesday 3 June 2014
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Dr Lesieli Pelesikoti Tongati‘o of Palmerston North, has been awarded the New Zealand Order of Merit in recognition of her contributions to the education of Pacific Islanders in New Zealand, in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
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Monday 5 May 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A regional cold storage facility for vaccines has been established in Nadi, Fiji, donated by the New Zealand Government.
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Tuesday 18 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hundreds of rugby balls and more than a thousand pairs of rugby shorts, and other rugby kit has been donated to Tongatapu Secondary Schools and over a hundred rugby balls were given to school children in Ha’apai by a Dunedin business Leslie Rugby last week.
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Tuesday 4 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand will contribute $13.89 million (NZD) in funding to the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) from 2014 to 2016.
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Monday 3 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is seeking an estimated $56 million for reconstructing homes in Ha‘apai after Cyclone Ian, Tonga’s Deputy Prime Minister Samiu Vaipulu said on Friday at a press conference, held jointly with the visiting New Zealand Foreign Minister. Hon. Murray McCully said there was an enormous challenge ahead for Tonga’s government and the figures given by the Deputy Prime Minister were “frightening”.
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Monday 27 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand is providing an extra $370,000 to assist relief efforts in Ha’apai including sending over technicians to help repair the electricity network. The announcement brings New Zealand’s support for the cyclone response to $2.27 million.
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