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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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Monday 21 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The around the world, Golden Globe Yacht Race in 2018 will be sailed under the burgee (flag) of a recently established Royal Nomuka Yacht Club in Ha’apai, with Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala as patron.
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Monday 21 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New solar powered street lights were commissioned by Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala on the small island of Nomuka in Ha’apai on Thursday, 17 December.
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Friday 18 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala opened a new community police station on the small island of Nomuka in Ha’apai on Wednesday, 16 December.
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Thursday 10 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Community patrol volunteers in Ha’apai this week received much needed equipment from Tonga Police to help keep their communities safe.
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Wednesday 2 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Chinese Government will be reconstructing a new $70,000 pa’anga dormitory in Pangai used by students from the outer island of ‘Uiha that was badly damaged by Tropical Cyclone Ian in Ha’apai last year.
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Wednesday 19 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new 200m foreshore that extends along the coastal area in Pangai, on Lifuka Island in Ha‘apai, is expected to be completed within six to 12 months, replacing the existing foreshore that has been wrecked over the years by natural disasters.
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