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Monday 29 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new donor-funded programme aims to develop the skills of parliamentarians in order to improve law-making processes in Tonga and to strengthen the ability of the government to build democracy.
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Wednesday 24 April 2013
Christchurch, New Zealand
Tonga's former Prime Minister Lord Dr Sevele 'o Vailahi was awarded with a Honorary Doctorate degree, a Doctor of Letters, by the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, on Wednesday, 17 April, when he delivered the Graduation Address.
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Wednesday 10 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kalafitoni Latu, the Principal of Tonga College ‘Atele, apologized yesterday for the vicious beating of students by a prefect at the all boys school in a 2011 incident. The incident was captured on video and appeared on the internet last week.
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Tuesday 2 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hon Dr 'Ana Taufe'ulungaki the Minister of Education and Training is taking a month's leave from 3 April, and the Prime Minister will be Acting Minister of Education until she returns.
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Thursday 14 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A parliamentary education and outreach team is on a mission to inform and equip teachers and students in Tonga's Secondary Schools with better knowledge of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga.
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Wednesday 6 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A two day workshop is being held in Nuku'alofa to introduce local librarians and teachers to the "eLibrary USA", a virtual library with online access to publications about the United States.
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Tuesday 12 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six kindergartens in six Vava'u villages, have received computers in preparation for the 2013 school year, donated by a Tongan businessman, Mosese Uele.
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Thursday 20 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tonga Secondary School Leadership Program that aims at developing leadership and capacity skills of Tonga Secondary School principals will run for five years under an Australian Aid funded project that was launched in April.
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Monday 16 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thousands of Liahona-Saineha ex-students have gathered in Tongatapu to commemorate the 65th anniversary, of Liahona, the secondary school of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints.
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Monday 25 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A complete collection of the Matangi Tonga magazine and the 'Eva, Your Guide to Tonga magazine, spanning nearly two decades of printed publication, was presented to the University of the South Pacific Tonga campus library today by the New Zealand High Commissioner HE Dr Jonathan Austin, who said these important records of events are an invaluable historical resource for Tongans.
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Thursday 14 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The signing of a lease agreement for the University of the South Pacific to lease 14 acres of Tonga government land on Saturday, June 9, marked the beginning of an expansion of the operation of the USP in Tonga.
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Tuesday 12 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan graduates from the University of the South Pacific celebrated their graduation in Tonga for the first time on Saturday June 9.
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Tuesday 1 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A program to enhance the leadership quality of secondary school principals was launched in Nuku'alofa last Thursday, April 26.
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Saturday 7 April 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The opportunity to enroll at the Open Schooling classes of the USP Campus, Tonga "was a dream come true", for Fine Feuiaki and Mafua Kiokata, two paraplegic patients at Vaiola Hospital.
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Thursday 15 March 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The New Zealand government's 2012 In Country Awards has granted 330 scholarships for Tongan students to study at approved tertiary institutions in Tonga during the 2012 school year.
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Tuesday 13 March 2012

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga High School Ex-students Association aims to raise $1 million to mark the 65th anniversary of Tonga High School THS on July 4, by charging ex-student to put their names on their Memorial Wall.
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Monday 12 March 2012

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The winners of the Westpac 2012 essay competition on the theme 'Which girl or woman, past or present inspires you and why' were awarded with $4600 cash prizes on Thursday, March 8.
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Sunday 11 March 2012

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints LDS have more schools in Tonga than anywhere else in the world, the Commissioner of the LDS Church Education System, Elder Paul V. Johnson told Matangi Tonga during a one-day stop over in Tonga to attend the annual conference of Pacific Principals' of LDS church schools at Liahona on March 8.
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Friday 24 February 2012
The Japanese Ambassador to Tonga HE Mr Yasuo Takase commissions and aid project at St. Joseph's Business College in Nuku'alofa

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Japan has committed $80,000 pa'anga to finance three major projects at St Joseph's Business College, in Fasi, Nuku'alofa, including a new drainage system in an area that frequently experiences flooding.
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Thursday 23 February 2012

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Minister of Education, Dr 'Ana Taufe'ulungaki, challenged participants at a World Heritage National Capacity Building Workshop, on February 20 to become responsible for the conservation of cultural and natural heritage.

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