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Monday 27 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
For the people of the Niuas to have their own boat, enabling them to travel from Tonga’s isolated northern group of islands to Tongatapu and the capital Nuku’alofa, some 754km south, is a dream come true.
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Monday 17 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Kodiak 100 seaplane owned by Setouchi Holdings Inc., demonstrated flights capable of both land and sea landings in Vava’u and the two Niuas last week, on the invitation of the Governor of Vava'u, Lord Fulivai.
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Wednesday 10 May 2017
Fua'amotu, Tonga
A Tropical Cyclone warning remains in force for the Niuas today, Wednesday 10 May 2017 as Tropical Cyclone Ella (category 1) is expected to lie north-northwest of Niuafo'ou tonight.
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Tuesday 9 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tropical Cyclone Warning remains in force for the Niuas tonight. On its current track Tropical Cyclone Ella is expected to lie about 90km north of Niuatoputapu 12 midnight tonight. Tropical Cyclone Advisory Number 2 for Tonga on Tropical Cyclone Ella. Issued from the Fua'amotu Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre at 7:00pm 9 May 2017
Monday 20 February 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI was expected to return from Niuatoputapu in the far north of Tonga this afternoon Monday, February 20 following the death of the Queen Mother Halaevalu Mata'aho (90) in Auckland.
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Monday 1 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first three of six Royal Agricultural, Fisheries and Tonga Made Shows for 2016 were held in Niuatoputapu, Niuafo’ou and Vava’u last week.
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Thursday 23 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New water supply systems for the villages of Vaipoa, Hihifo and Falehau on the remote island of Niuatoputapu were commissioned on Wednesday, 22 June.
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Friday 20 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Yesterday, a remarkable visit of the Dutch explorers Jacob Le Maire and Willem Cornelisz Schouten on the Eendracht, four centuries ago in May 1616, was commemorated in Nuku’alofa with the unveiling of an exhibition and a set of commemorative stamps, by Crown Prince Tupouto'a.
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Friday 22 April 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Strong wind warnings are currently in place for all land and sea areas of Vava’u and the Niuas as Tropical Cyclone Amos slowly intensifies and tracks towards the Niuas and Samoa today, warns the Tonga Meteorology Department. The cyclone Category 2 is moving southeast and has the potential to develop into a Category 3 storm over the next few days.
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Tuesday 5 April 2016

A contract to start the construction of a new hospital and a three bedroom staff quarter on Niuatoputapu was signed on April 4 2016, with over $2 million funding by the European Union. The project follows the 2009 tsunami that destroyed the hospital, homes, and businesses on the remote island.
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Thursday 31 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A tropical cyclone alert is now in force for Niuatoputapu and Vava'u, as Tropical Cyclone Ula (Category 1) is currently moving south-southwest across the north of Tonga and expected to bring strong and gusty winds to the groups over the next two days. The Fua'amotu Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre issued the first alert for Tonga at 3:00pm today, Thursday 31 December 2015 and will continue to update their advisories this evening.
Sunday 29 November 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A tropical cyclone warning for Niuatoputapu has been been cancelled this evening and replaced with a strong wind warning as Tropical Cyclone Tuni moves away from Tonga’s northern islands. Telephone services for the remote Niuas are currently disrupted by the windy conditions.
Sunday 29 November 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
On its current track Tropical Cyclone Tuni is expected to lie 180km east of Niuatoputapu at 07:00pm this evening, the Fua'amotu Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre advised at 10:00am Sunday 29 November 2015. The next advisory will be issued at 1:00pm.
Saturday 28 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A tropical depression TD03F center (996hpa) located to the north northwest of Niuatoputapu is slowly intensifying and could possibly become a tropical cyclone in the next 6-18 hours the Fua'amotu Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre advised this afternoon at 4:00pm Saturday 28 November 2015.
Monday 12 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A search and rescue operation for two missing fishermen from Hihifo, Niuatoputapu, was suspended by Tonga Police on Sunday, 11 October after their capsized fishing boat was found.
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Wednesday 7 October 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A search and rescue operation is underway to find two fishermen from Hihifo, Niuatoputapu who has been reported missing since leaving on a fishing trip early Tuesday morning, 6 October.
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Thursday 6 August 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first two of six Royal Agricultural, Fisheries and Industrial Shows this year were opened in Niuatoputapu and Niuafo’ou on August 5-6.
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Tuesday 4 August 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u will open the first of six Royal Agricultural, Fisheries and Industrial Shows, starting tomorrow, Wednesday, 5 August at Matangimalie Grounds in Niuatoputapu.
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Tuesday 31 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
No waves were sighted on Niuatoputapu after three large earthquakes were reported between Niuatoputapu and Samoa last night, Sione Fo’iakau from Hihifo told Matangi Tonga today.
Monday 30 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A cluster of three large earthquakes were reported between Niuatoputapu and Samoa this evening between 8:56pm and 9:48pm - measuring 6.8, 6.4 and 5.6 magnitude.

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