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Wednesday 1 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Education Day continued this afternoon, July 1, with colourful dances by Tongatapu school children at Teufaiva Stadium. Photos by Linny Folau.
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.
Wednesday 1 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI awarded Coronation Medals of Honour at the Royal Palace yesterday, 30 June.
Tuesday 30 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eleven of 14 girls attended an orientation program for the Miss Heilala Pageant 2015 at the Liku’alofa Beach Resort on Tuesday, 30 June.
Tuesday 30 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thirty vehicles from the Chinese Government were handed over to Tonga for the Coronation celebration of HM King Tupou VI on 27 June.
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Tuesday 30 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘One Tonga, Glorifying God in Song’, brought together over 15 musical groups for a musical feast of praise on Sunday evening at the Queen Sālote Memorial Hall in Nuku’alofa.
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
Prince Ata commissioned a new Dolphin Fountain on the Nuku’alofa seafront on Thursday, 25 June.
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Friday 26 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM Queen Nanasipau’u was deeply moved by a drama performance by Fili Tonu Group who portrayed an elderly blind man being mistreated by others, when she opened a new Social Protection and Disability division at the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Tungi Colonnade on Thursday, 25 June. Photos by Linny Folau and Peter Poulsen
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Thursday 25 June 2015

The first photographic book about Tonga’s Royal Family was launched at a special event at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre on Tuesday June 23, ahead of the celebrations for the Coronation of HM King Tupou VI that begin on Saturday.
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Thursday 25 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva told the House budget debate on Tuesday night that if the Government has to pay Forbes magazine USD$100,000 for an interview they did with him on 11 February, then there was nothing to worry about, - “it is not a big amount, we can recover the money”, he said. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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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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Friday 19 June 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Issue of the Revised Anti-Money Laundering/ Counter Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Guideline. The National Reserve Bank of Tonga, in its capacity as the Transaction Reporting Authority (TRA), is issuing the Revised AML/CFT Guideline pursuant to section 11A(o) of the Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2010 [MLPC Act]. Tukuatu ‘o e Tohi Fakahinohino ki hono fakafepaki’i hono fe’ave’aki fakapulipuli ‘o e pa’anga kaka, pa’anga hiamatea mo e fakapa’anga ‘a e ngaahi ngaue fakatautoitoi. Official Press Release from the National Reserve Bank of Tonga (English and Tongan).
Thursday 18 June 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HE Sarah Maree Wong Walsh has started as New Zealand’s new High Commissioner to Tonga after arriving on Saturday, 13 June.
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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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Thursday 11 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A specialist urology team from Australia provided a range of free diagnostic and treatment services to patients at Vaiola Hospital during a training and mentoring visit to Tonga’s Vaiola Hospital on May 30 to June 5.

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seleti Tupou (30) has been charged with reckless driving after his vehicle crashed into the fence of the Royal Palace in Nuku’alofa on Friday, 5 June.
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Tuesday 9 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With less than three-weeks to go before the Coronation celebration of HM King Tupou VI begins on 27 June, Tongan schools are gearing up to perform their joyous dances that will bring thousands of dancers into two main events. The all-girls Queen Salote College is practising their famous Ma’ulu’ulu.
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Thursday 4 June 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s new big budget offers a $5 million boost for government salaries along with new charges to be imposed on foreign exchange and a large increase in airport tax to raise funds for the 2019 Pacific Games. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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