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Thursday 23 June 2016

New York, USA
Tonga’s Visesio Siasau will have his huge black tapa cloth exhibited at ORA Gallery in New York City from July 6-28.
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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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Thursday 23 June 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 10-year-old boy was killed on Monday, 20 June on Taufa’ahau Road at Pea, when he was hit by a car, whose driver is alleged to have fallen asleep.
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Tuesday 21 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thousands of Tupou College ex-students proudly marched through central Nuku’alofa this morning, 21 June to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Free Wesleyan Church’s All Boys Secondary School. Tomorrow, Wednesday June 22, is a special public holiday for the Tupou College Sesquicentennial Commemorative Service. Photos by Linny Folau
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Tuesday 21 June 2016
Suva, Fiji
A Pacific Resilience Program, (PREP) which comprises of a number of projects aimed to strengthen Pacific Island countries resilience to natural disasters and climate change was launched today, 21 June in Fiji.
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Tuesday 21 June 2016

Auckland, New Zealand
Heavyweight boxer Nailini Helu, a Tongan born New Zealander, won her second professional fight against Sarah Long by unanimous decision in New Zealand last Saturday and is now the leading contender for the New Zealand title.
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Tuesday 21 June 2016

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Sesika Vea says: Privatising the ‘Eua forest for 50 years for a measly $9m and then what?
Monday 20 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The new Secretary General for the United Nations in 2017 has to be able to help the UN step up to the challenges, and women have to be part of the solutions, says the UNDP head, Helen Clark, who left Tonga today at the end of a Pacific islands visit.
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Monday 20 June 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 26-year-old woman died after allegedly falling from a moving vehicle driven by her husband (27) on Friday night, 17 June, near Telekava cemetery in Kolomotu’a.
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Monday 20 June 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 21-year-old man was found dead from a gunshot wound at a plantation in Ha’akame, Tongatapu on Saturday morning, 18 June, in a suspected suicide.
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Monday 20 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The United Nations Development Program Administrator Helen Clark arrived in Tonga on Saturday and will deliver the keynote address at the inaugural Pacific Non Communicable Diseases Summit in Nuku’alofa this morning. The NCD Summit (20-22 June) will be opened by King Tupou VI.
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Sunday 19 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Maori Trust from New Zealand has been granted leases over the ‘Eua Forest Reserve, and at least 50 years control over a former public enterprise Tonga Forest Products Ltd, the Tonga government announced on June 17.
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Friday 17 June 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Chinese visitors whose visit to Tonga is organised by a local tourist operator will be the only ones eligible for a 30-days visa free stay in the country, the Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva told the Tongan parliament on Wednesday, 15 June. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Friday 17 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Celebrations began today in Nuku’alofa to mark Tupou College’s 150th Anniversary, with cultural dancing by schools as the first of many events for the Sesquicentennial to run from June 17-24. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Friday 17 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Students from Lapaha Government Primary School won the 2016 Chant Competition to mark the “family month” of May, hosted by the Women and Children Crisis Center this afternoon, at Digicel Square in the CBD.
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Friday 17 June 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Amateur Sports Association National Olympic Committee’s (TASANOC) new Executive Board was elected for a four-year term, last night, Thursday, 16 June.
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Friday 17 June 2016
Suva, Fiji
Tonga’s ‘Ikale Tahi team to play against Georgia on Saturday, 18 June in Suva was named by Head Coach Toutai Kefu today.
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Friday 17 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Sevens rugby team has enlisted the help of former Wallabies player, Cooper Vuna, to win their matches at this weekend’s Olympic repechage tournament in Monaco - the last chance available to qualify for the Rio Olympics.
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Thursday 16 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A one-day National Women’s Forum to discuss the work done on a National Policy on Gender and Development 2014-18 while mapping out a way forward to achieve its aims was held on Thursday, 16 June at Tungi Colonnade.
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Thursday 16 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s inter-island ferry MV ‘Otuanga‘ofa has suspended all trips to the outer islands, and is expected to be out of action for three months awaiting delivery of a new rudder.
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