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Monday 12 February 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Under Tonga's current State of Emergency, a curfew in the Central Business District area of Nuku’alofa will start from 9:00pm tonight (Monday) until 7:00am tomorrow Tuesday 13 February 2018, Commissioner of Tonga Police, Stephen Caldwell stated tonight, as Severe Tropical Cyclone Gita closes in on Tongatapu.
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Tuesday 9 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Billfish Bar and Restaurant celebrated its 22nd birthday on May 4.
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Monday 24 October 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fifteen films from across the Pacific, including four from Tonga, screened at the second Nuku’alofa Film Fest held over two days on 19 and 20 October.
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Monday 19 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A colourful parade of floats, joined by Tonga’s famous Olympic flag bearer, Pita Taufatofua, and fellow Olympian Lusi Tatafu, along with the Tonga Police Brass Band, businesses, and sporting associations, went through central Nuku’alofa to mark the 2016 Olympic Day on Saturday 17 September. Photos by Eleanor Gee and Caroline Manu-Moli.
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Monday 16 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Women and juniors are encouraged to join in the Nuku’alofa Fishing Club’s "Leiola Ingenious Fishing Challenge" this Saturday, 21 May.
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Monday 22 February 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga will receive an additional cruise ship visit to Neiafu and Nuku'alofa this month after the Pacific Pearl cancelled two Fiji ports on its February voyage.
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Thursday 4 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Princess is the first cruise ship to visit Nuku’alofa for 2016 with more than 900 passengers and crew, on Thursday, 4 February.
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Tuesday 22 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Celebrating the Christmas Season, Sunday school children of the Centennial Church (Saione) in Nuku'alofa marched through the Central Business District this evening, Tuesday, 22 December. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Wednesday 3 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Pearl cruise ship visited Nuku’alofa today with more than 2,000 passengers and crew after visiting Neiafu, Vava'u yesterday 2 June.
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Wednesday 22 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Sea Princess cruise ship visited Nuku’alofa today with more than 2000 passengers and crew on board.
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Wednesday 29 October 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A beautification program of the Nuku'alofa waterfront is taking a bumpy ride while the government vacillates over what to do with the street vendors who have taken over the waterfront side of Hala Vuna to market their products. Some camp on the side of the street overnight to claim their spots.
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Thursday 9 October 2014
Monuafe

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongatapu's tiny offshore island Monuafe has eroded and receded into the ocean. It is now a submerged sand bar that appears briefly at low tide - the remnants of a forgotten island, with few knowing that it ever existed. Illegal sand mining and cyclones have been blamed for the swift erosion, however, Monuafe could be Tonga’s first victim of sea-level rising.
Monday 16 June 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An abandoned wooden building next to the Emerald Restaurant on Vuna Road in Nuku'alofa went up in flames this afternoon. Photos by Caroline Manu.
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Monday 17 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The MS Queen Victoria cruise ship docked at Vuna Wharf in Nuku’alofa today, bringing over 2700 passengers and crew.
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Friday 24 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A strong 7.4Mw tremor rattled Nuku'alofa before dawn for over a minute starting at 6:19am. Two aftershocks, including 6.6Mw were felt in Nuku'alofa after 10:00am. The first 7.4Mw earthquake was centred south of Fiji and Tonga at a depth of about 170km-208km in an area of the Tonga-Kermadec arc that has frequent moderate to large deep earthquakes. The deep earthquakes are generally less hazardous than shallow earthquakes.
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Monday 4 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Heavy rainfall that lashed Nuku'alofa throughout the day caused widespread flooding in the capital Nuku'alofa, forcing schools and some businesses to close.
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Monday 10 September 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The reconstruction of the Nuku'alofa CBD along with the formation of a Nuku'alofa Town Council was intended to play a key part in the economic and political development of Tonga, according to a former Prime Minister, Lord Sevele.
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Thursday 1 March 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The opening date for the new Vuna Wharf, reconstructed at a cost of $30 million and scheduled for early 2012, remains uncertain, with work still to be done around the wharf site before it can open for business. Mosese Lavemai, the CEO of the Nuku'alofa Port Authority, said on February 1, that although the reconstruction of the actual wharf was completed ahead of schedule in December 2011, additional work needed to be completed around the wharf before a date is set for an opening.
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Wednesday 29 February 2012
Molisi City Central, Nuku'alofa

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Nuku'alofa Central Business District CBD is like a town that is getting ready for a party, new buildings, new roads, new car park, and even a new wharf, and all that we are waiting for now are for the guests to arrive. Six years after riots destroyed the heart of Nuku'alofa on November 16, 2006, the reconstruction work funded by an TOP$118 million loan from China is expected to be completed by March 31 this year.
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Thursday 7 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's capital Nuku'alofa had a sleepy day today with government schools and the central market closed and few people returning to work, following this morning's tsunami alert and warning for Tonga.
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