The Tongan historian Dr Elizabeth Wood-Ellem (better known as Besi Wood) passed away on the evening of September 8 at St Vincent’s Public Hospital, Melbourne, two days before her 82nd birthday. Obituary - MLF
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Results for Queen Salote
Two ancient turtles thought to be 150-170 years old were rescued from a certain slow death on the Nuku’alofa waterfront yesterday morning by local conservationists who saw their plight and rallied local businesses for support to save them.
Following his hour-long coronation service in the Centenary Church, HM King George Tupou V riding in an open car, was driven through the streets of central Nuku’alofa and down Hala Taufa’ahau. The black Humber Snipe Coupe was once owned by his grandmother Queen Salote. Photos by Linny Folau and Pesi Fonua.