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Tuesday 16 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New water tanks were distributed to 115 homes on the remote island of Niuafo’ou on Thursday, 28 July under a ‘Supporting Community Water Resilience’ Project launched by King Tupou VI.
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Monday 8 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Eua held the second to last Royal Agricultural, Fisheries and Tonga Made Show 2016 opened by King Tupou VI on Saturday, 6 August. The show concludes in Tongatapu this weekend.
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Wednesday 3 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI opened Ha’apai’s colourful Royal Agricultural, Fisheries and Tonga Made Show today Wednesday, 3 August in Pangai.
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Monday 1 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first three of six Royal Agricultural, Fisheries and Tonga Made Shows for 2016 were held in Niuatoputapu, Niuafo’ou and Vava’u last week.
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Tuesday 26 July 2016

Pangai, Ha'apai
“Thumbs up, and mission accomplished,” declared Lt. Col. Josh Wineera at a gathering at Lea-‘a e-Tohi Ground, Pangai, Ha’apai on Saturday, 23 July, to commemorate the completion of Tropic Twilight 16 humanitarian program. While the program addressed a need for better water storage and sanitation in Lifuka and Foa, it was obvious that Ha’apai is still struggling to recover from the devastating impact of Cyclone Ian in January 2014. By Pesi Fonua
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Tuesday 26 July 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six young students who topped a written Soroban examination in Class 3-4 will represent Ha’apai Primary Schools in the National Soroban competition in Nuku’alofa in March next year.
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Thursday 7 July 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A multi-purpose training centre for the 120 people living on the small island of Lofanga in the Ha’apai Group was commissioned on Wednesday, 6 July, funded with $183,914 pa’anga under Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots and Human Security project.
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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 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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Wednesday 8 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New rainwater catchment systems and rehabilitated cement tanks were unveiled at Tefisi, Vava’u, on Wednesday 25 May, in a project funded by USAID.
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Friday 22 April 2016

'Ohonua, 'Eua
Community patrol volunteers in ‘Eua this week received much needed equipment from Tonga Police to help keep their communities safe and reduce crime.
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Thursday 31 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new multi-purpose training centre for Tonga Red Cross Society in Pangai, Ha’apai funded by the Japanese Government was handed over yesterday, Wednesday, 30 March.
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Wednesday 23 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
China provided 15 water tanks for primary schools in Ha’apai and tractors worth around $157,000 pa’anga to help agriculture at Foa, on 18 March.
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Thursday 10 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new boat and a slipway for the people on the small island of ‘Eueiki, situated about 20km from Nuku’alofa, was gifted by the Government of Japan on Wednesday, 9 March to open up ease of public transportation to the island for its 107 inhabitants.
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Tuesday 8 March 2016

Pangai, Ha'apai
A multi-million dollar project to restore Ha’apai’s electricity network, after it was wrecked by Tropical Cyclone Ian in early 2014, was completed recently. Tonga Power Ltd reported that Cyclone Ian left 971 customers without electricity, and damaged 90% of the network lines, 65% of transformers, and a generator. The rebuilding project provided equal opportunity for women and men in the workforce.
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Tuesday 1 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New climate resilient buildings for twelve schools that have been rebuilt and refurbished in Ha’apai after being badly damaged by Tropical Cyclone Ian in 2014, were handed over to the Tonga government last week on 26 February.
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Tuesday 23 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Apart from loss of agricultural food crops, some damage to schools, Ngu Hospital and HMAF Camp Fangatongo, Vava‘u has emerged from Cyclone Winston’s two close passes without significant damage to major infrastructure, an official assessment survey has concluded. Australia delivered 400 mosquito nets in partnership with the Tonga Red Cross Society to help control the spread of Zika virus after the cyclone.
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Wednesday 20 January 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first 60 of 115 new water tanks were shipped today to Niuafo’ou by Tonga Red Cross to help people with their water storage during the current drought alert.
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Wednesday 13 January 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new spring water system for Houma village on the outer island of ‘Eua was commissioned on Monday, 11 January.
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Monday 4 January 2016

Neiafu, Vava'u
Neiafu was hit with three major fires and Severe Tropical Cyclone Ula in one week, but incredibly no lives were lost, Lisa Molloy reported from Vava’u.
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