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Tuesday 31 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
No waves were sighted on Niuatoputapu after three large earthquakes were reported between Niuatoputapu and Samoa last night, Sione Fo’iakau from Hihifo told Matangi Tonga today.
Friday 20 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-eight small new houses reconstructed after Tropical Cyclone Ian devastated Ha’apai over a year ago have been completed and handed over to owners on Friday, February 20.
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Wednesday 18 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
During his final day in Tonga today, Hon Murray McCully travelled to Ha’apai to visit affected schools and infrastructure destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Ian last year.
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Monday 2 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The delay in the completion of the reconstruction of residential houses that were destroyed by Cyclone Ian in Ha’apai on 11 January 2014 has made life extremely difficult for families who are still living in tents a year on from the disaster, the People’s Representatives for Ha’apai told the Tongan Parliament last month.
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Tuesday 20 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The European Union today committed a $2.3 million pa’anga grant to boost the restoration of the power network damaged by Tropical Cyclone Ian in Ha’apai over a year ago.
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Friday 26 September 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New water systems were handed over by the Japanese Ambassador to Tonga HE Dr Kazuchika Hamuro to three villages in Vava’u this week.
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Thursday 25 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The rebuilding of 114 core houses destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Ian in Ha’apai in January 2014, is expected to start next month to be completed early next year, by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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Tuesday 16 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new barge, the Talafale was handed over to the Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano today to assist with the reconstruction in Ha’apai after the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Ian in January.
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Friday 15 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Eua Agricultural Show 2014 was held today, Friday 15 August at the Niu’eiki grounds in Angaha, attended by King Tupou VI.
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Friday 8 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI officially launched the UCall Mobile Network for Niuafo‘ou on August 7 at a ceremony held at ‘Esia, Niuafo‘ou.
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Wednesday 6 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI opened the first Royal Agricultural Show 2014 at the Matangimalie Grounds at Hihifo, Niuatoputapu this afternoon Wednesday, August 6.
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Thursday 24 July 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New classrooms with upgraded facilities funded by Japan were handed over to two local schools in ‘Eua, Hofangafau College and Tufuvai Government Primary School last Friday,18 July.
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Wednesday 23 July 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints LDS has partnered with the Government of Tonga to rebuild over 100 homes that were either destroyed or damaged by Tropical Cyclone Ian in the Ha’apai group of islands in January.
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Thursday 17 July 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s inter-island ferry MV ‘Otuanga’ofa has gone to Fiji for dry dock maintenance after some cracks were found inside a ballast tank.
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Tuesday 1 July 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six-days of birthday celebrations for HM King Tupou VI start today Tuesday July 1 in Neiafu, Vava’u. The king will officially mark his 55th birthday on Friday July 4, a public holiday in Tonga.
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Thursday 19 June 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two containers of food, petrol and cleaning supplies have been donated to Ha’apai by the Canberra Tongan Community Partnership.
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Thursday 12 June 2014
Neiafu, Vava'u
The inaugural “Tu’i Vava’u” festival will commence tomorrow Friday 13 June with events to 10 July 2014.
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Thursday 29 May 2014
Washington DC, USA
The World Bank on 29 May approved a US$12 million in grants and low-interest credits for the reconstruction and repair of hundreds of homes in Ha’apai, and to restore critical community facilities like markets, health centers and schools that were badly damaged by Tropical Cyclone Ian.
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Thursday 15 May 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Vegetable nurseries are being established for 17 communities in the cyclone-hit islands of Ha‘apai and Vava‘u to help them recover and sustain their food crops.
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Thursday 1 May 2014
Hihifo, Niuatoputapu
Tonga’s domestic ferry the MV ‘Otuanga’ofa hit a rock and its bow grounded at the Pasivulangi Harbour, Niuatoputapu yesterday evening, before freeing itself.
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