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Thursday 19 October 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three people have died following a fatal accident in the early hours of last Saturday morning, 14 October, in Neiafu, Vava’u. They were passengers in the open back of a double-cab van heading towards Neiafu, when the driver lost control of the vehicle in a steep area.
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Thursday 19 October 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Solar equipment worth more than $4,000 pa’anga was stolen from a home in Ma’ufanga during a break-in.
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Thursday 19 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Story telling through the modern medium of film allows different islander voices to be heard together, Sisi'uno Helu, told the audience at the opening of the Nuku'alofa Film Festival last night. While Oceania cultures are often seen as being rigidly conservative, the festival offers two more nights of films that show these cultures are not inflexible.
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Wednesday 18 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Boat owners and operators in Vava’u, Ha’apai, and ‘Eua, are being urged to better equip themselves and their boats before heading out to sea, as part of a Tongan outreach Maritime Safety Campaign called "Be Ready, Be Safe."
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Tuesday 17 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Investigators from Ombudsman and Auditor General Offices are sharpening their investigation skills to fight and manage corruption, during a regional anti-corruption training which started on October 17.
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Tuesday 17 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With 2154 passengers onboard the Pacific Explorer arrived in Nuku’alofa, for a day visit on October 17.
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Monday 16 October 2017
Cyclone Ian

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga may expect up to two cyclones in the coming cyclone season, according to the latest meteorological prediction. Tonga Met states there is a 40-50% chance that at least one of them could be a Severe Tropical Cyclone (Category 3 or above).
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Monday 16 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan registered voters who are residing abroad must in Tonga to vote in the November 16 General Election.
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Monday 16 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mate Ma’a Tonga players paraded through Nuku’alofa on Saturday, waving to cheering crowds and taking selfies with excited fans.
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Friday 13 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mate Ma’a Tonga players were in a jovial mood at their first training session together at Pangai Lahi today, 13 October, in Nuku’alofa, Tonga.
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Friday 13 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Playing for their families, people and the little island of Tonga is the pride and passion that motivates the Mate Ma’a Tonga players to give their all in their 2017 Rugby League World Cup campaign, later this month.
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Friday 13 October 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty nine people were arrested and charged for alleged drunk driving, disorderly behaviour and drinking in public places, mainly in Central Nuku’alofa, over the weekend from October 6-8, in Operation Safe Streets to prevent alcohol-fueled crimes in Tongatapu.
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Friday 13 October 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 29-year-old man who has been convicted of raping a victim who was asleep at her home in Tongatapu last year, is in custody to be sentenced on October 24.
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Thursday 12 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new ice machine system for fresh catch and water tanks were handed over to the people on ‘Uiha Island in Ha’apai from the Government of Japan, on October 5.
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Thursday 12 October 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
No arrest has been made in relation to the theft of Tongan mats and other items worth $3,950 pa’anga from a home in Ha’ateiho between September 25-31.
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Wednesday 11 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over-joyed fans welcomed rugby league players arriving to join Mate Ma’a Tonga team, at Fua’amotu International Airport on October 11, ahead of their 2017 Rugby League World Cup campaign, later this month. More players will arrive tonight from Australia. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Tuesday 10 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Do not look at our disabilities but focus on our abilities, said Rhema Misser a person living with physical disability for 54-years during the opening of the first "Langi Ma’a: Tonga National Mental Health and Disabilities Symposium" on October 9-13.
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Tuesday 10 October 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
The traditional Tongan lali, or wooden drum, has had a makeover by Massey University graduate, Rachael Hall, who is half Tongan, and is winning design awards around the world.
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Tuesday 10 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Catholic Women's League of Tonga celebrated its Silver Jubilee with various activities over the weekend, including a luncheon attended by HM Queen Nanasipau'u on Saturday, October 7.
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Tuesday 10 October 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 49-year-old man has been charged with possession of illicit drugs during a search warrant executed at a home in Fatai on October 6, and where $900 cash was also seized.
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