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Friday 17 September 2004
Houmakelikao, Tonga
Joining the Clean up the World weekend, the Nuku'alofa Hash House Harriers started early last evening at Houmakelikao.
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Wednesday 15 September 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tackling the problem of mindless littering, this weekend 16-18 September, more than 500 volunteers from Tongatapu youth groups will clean up beaches and villages in Houma, Hoi, 'Anana, Ha'ateiho, Veitongo, Vaini, Holonga, Kolonga, Lapaha, Lavengatonga and Navutoka. In other island groups 10 youth groups will clean up Ha'apai, 'Eua, and Vava'u villages as part of an international coastal cleanup called "Clean Up the World".
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Friday 10 September 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A record rainfall for the year was recorded during the 24 hours prior to 10 a.m. today over Tongatapu causing extensive flooding in the capital Nuku'alofa and other areas.
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Wednesday 25 August 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A tornado struck the centre of the village of Ha'alalo in central Tongatapu on Saturday, August 21, lifting the roof of the village hall, destroying a home with a mother and two children inside, hitting a primary school, knocking out the local kava club house, and damaging trees.
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Friday 23 July 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga government has today announced the appointment of Mrs 'Emeline Tuita as its first Ambassador to the People'’s Republic of China.
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Wednesday 14 April 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An $8-million project to construct a new rubbish dump for Tongatapu was officially launched at the Dateline Hotel, Nuku'alofa on April 8.
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Wednesday 7 April 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has a big rubbish problem and prosecuting careless people who throw rubbish in public places is the solution, believes the Director of the Ministry of Environment, Uilou Samani.
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Tuesday 23 March 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan government has stopped the removal of sand from all beaches in Tongatapu, excepting Laulea Beach.
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Friday 16 January 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The capital's rubbish dump at Popua near Nuku'alofa, has been the source of headaches for the residents in the nearby areas with frequent burning and smoke as experienced on Christmas day.
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Monday 29 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
It was a miserable grey Christmas for the residents of Popua and Fangaloto areas of eastern Nuku'alofa, when they woke up on Christmas morning in a choking cloud of smoke.
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Sunday 14 September 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tokiko, a well known Japanese singer and songwriter was in Tonga from September 10 to 13.
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Saturday 30 November 2002

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
When Paul Taylor visits Tonga, he may be rather hoping there will be an earthquake. But he can be forgiven, because he is a volcanologist, from Australia, who studies the activity of volcanoes in the South Pacific, and particularly Tonga, where earthquakes often signal the emergence of interesting new volcanic islands. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 17, no. 3, November 2002.
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Tuesday 30 January 2001

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
At last, Cabinet has decided to declare war on the pigs, which have been ravaging Tonga’s environment unchecked for the last 30 years. From Matangi Tonga Magazine, Vol. 15, no. 4, January 2001.
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Monday 20 March 2000

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Government will have to introduce new legislation and a mechanism in order to check the quality of goods that are imported into Tonga, once a United Nations agreement on the use of genetic engineering takes effect later this year. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 15, no. 1, March 2000.
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Monday 31 May 1999

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Bob Gillett, a World Bank consultant, visited Tonga at the end of April to brief the Ministry of Fisheries and the Environment Unit of the Ministry of Land on the result of a coastal resources study that he carried out in six Tongan villages last year. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 14, no. 2, May 1999.
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