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Monday 29 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men have been arrested and charged with possession of an illicit drug, after packets of dry cannabis leaves were seized during a police search at Vaini on Saturday morning, May 27.
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Friday 21 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A four-day Vaini Day celebration this week started on Thursday, April 20 bringing together Vaini people from throughout Tonga and abroad.
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Monday 26 December 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongatapu's rubbish dump, the Tapuhia Landfill at Vaini, erupted into flames, burning furiously and sending a column of smoke towering over Nuku’alofa yesterday, Christmas Day. Tonga's firefighters today remain challenged by the biggest fire they have ever encountered, already trucking over half a million litres of water to the site, which is still smouldering and emitting toxic fumes.
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Monday 21 November 2016

Vaini, Tongatapu, Tonga
An Eco-tourism project, Vai ko Felefonu (Felefonu Pool) in Vaini was officially launched by the Acting Prime Minister, Lord Ma’afu and his son Hon. Tevita 'Unga last Friday, 18 November, after the area received a $70,000 make-over. The project has provided a landscaped space that can be used for the selling of handicrafts by women and youth interested in tourism activities.
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Monday 31 October 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men and two teenaged boys who are charged with the murder of ‘Aiveni Teisina (36), who was allegedly assaulted with a machete, are due back in court this week.
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Tuesday 19 April 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Havea Folau will have his name registered in a town allotment at Vaini village in Tongatapu, ordered the Lord Chief Justice who found that the Minister of Lands had no power in this circumstance to cancel the grant or make a grant of this same piece of land and register it in the name of another person, in a ruling on 18 April in the Land Court of Tonga in Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 26 November 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 24-year-old man drowned at Hufangalupe beach in Vaini this morning 26 November after falling off the cliff while another man who jumped in to rescue him was saved by Tonga Police.
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Wednesday 13 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men who were found dead in different plantations in Tongatapu and Vava’u in early May, are reported to have died from heart attacks, said a police spokesperson in Nuku'alofa today.
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Thursday 18 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 70-year-old taxi driver is in hospital with head injuries, while a 60-year-old Japanese man was flown to Australia today for treatment, following a road accident in Vaini, on Wednesday September 17.
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Monday 4 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men in their 20’s have died after crashing their vehicles in separate road accidents in Ma'ufanga and Vaini last week.
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Friday 14 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two policemen charged with manslaughter in relation to the death of ‘Inoke Pepa (20) in 2012 will appear on April 1, at the Nuku‘alofa Supreme Court.
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Sunday 3 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 47-year-old fisherman from Popua has been reported missing since October 28 when he failed to return from a fishing trip at Hufangalupe Beach in Vaini, Tongatapu.
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Thursday 6 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Crown prosecutors allege that an assault on 'Inoke Pepa (20) by two police officers led to the young man's death early on 16 November 2012, at Vaini, Tongatapu.
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Friday 16 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two Tongan Police Constables were charged with manslaughter this afternoon, in relation to the death of a 21-year-old man after a party at Vaini early this morning.
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Friday 16 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 21-year-old man who was involved in a fight following a private party at Vaini died from head injuries at Vaiola Hospital early this morning. Police confirmed that off-duty police officers were present at the party but no one had been charged at this stage of the investigation.
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