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Thursday 1 July 2004
Nadi, Fiji
Representatives from the Pacific Islands Forum have ended another round of talks with Japan, France and the United Kingdom over the transport of radioactive materials in the Pacific region.
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Tuesday 22 June 2004
Canberra, Australia
Australia's engagement with the countries of the Pacific has intensified dramatically over the past year.
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Saturday 19 June 2004
Honiara, Solomon Islands
The Convention on the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean came into force on Saturday 19 June 2004.
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Thursday 17 June 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A misunderstanding may have led Tonga's acting secretary for finance, Meleseni Lomu, to think she required a visa to attend an official meeting in Rotorua last weekend, says Immigration Minister Paul Swain.
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Monday 14 June 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Australian Warship, HMAS Parramatta, will visit the Kingdom of Tonga from 14 to17 June 2004 as part of the ongoing Defence Relationship with Tonga.
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Thursday 3 June 2004
Geneva, Switzerland
The first ever World Blood Donor Day will be celebrated globally on 14 June 2004. The day will kick-start a campaign called "Blood, a gift for life", which will be launched in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Wednesday 4 February 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Asked about the Australian government's reaction to Tonga's controversial new media laws, the Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer told a Press Conference in Nuku'alofa on December 17 that "We are not the regional policeman . . . the moral judge and jury for the region, it is not our job."
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Tuesday 23 December 2003
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
Asked about the Australian government's reaction to Tonga's controversial new media laws, the Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer told a Press Conference in Nuku'alofa on December 17 that "We are not the regional policeman . . . the moral judge and jury for the region, it is not our job."
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Friday 19 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga police officers returning to duty in the Solomons, were pictured at the Fua'amotu International Airport, Tonga on December 18.
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Thursday 18 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer said in Tonga that Australia was uping its effort and making stronger or more forceful contributions in the Pacific.
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Friday 12 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongans will be invited to submit their views to a multi-level New Zealand government inquiry into its relationship with Tonga.
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Monday 1 December 2003
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
Drug trafficking, terrorism, and the spread of HIV aids are the latest menaces to worry Pacific leaders, says Sir Julius Chan, the former Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea. - Matangi Tonga, Vol. 18, No. 3
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Monday 1 December 2003
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dr Adrienne L. Kaeppler, an anthropologist who writes on the arts and material culture, received the Pacific Arts Association...’s prestigious Frigate Bird Award this year for her lifetime contribution to and excellence in the study of Pacific Arts. -Matangi Tonga, Vol. 18, No. 3,
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Saturday 30 November 2002

Auckland, New Zealand
Tonga’s little cruise ship, the M.V. Oleanda, has sailed to Auckland, New Zealand, to offer its services as a support ship for the America’s Cup yacht races. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 17, no. 3, November 2002.
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Saturday 30 June 2001

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Fiji is moving to expand its trade with its neighbouring island states in an effort to revive its economy after the May 19 coup d’etat. From Matangi Tonga Magazine, Vol. 16, no. 1, June 2001.
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Saturday 30 June 2001

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Moshin Morita, the President of the University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, was in Tonga in March on a fact-finding mission, “to find ways to develop intellectual and cultural ties between Japan and Tonga.” From Matangi Tonga Magazine, Vol. 16, no. 1, June 2001.
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Tuesday 30 January 2001

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Dr Tupeni Baba, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Fiji’s deposed government of Mahendra Chaudrey, and a man who has been held hostage twice—first by Steven Rabuka in 1987 and again by George Speight in 1999, visited Tonga at the end of 2000. From Matangi Tonga Magazine, Vol. 15, no. 4, January 2001.
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Saturday 30 September 2000

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Fiji Foreign Affairs Minister Kaliopate Tavola said he was very pleased with his meeting with his Australian counterpart Alexander Downer, the Fiji Daily Post reported on August 26. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 15, no. 3, September 2000.
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Saturday 30 September 2000

Nadi, Fiji
Over 100 people are now being investigated for treason in Fiji. This includes some influential and prominent business people, reported Fiji Live on September 5. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 15, no. 3, September 2000.
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Saturday 30 September 2000

Nadi, Fiji
Fiji will go to the polls in September 2002, Interim Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase said at Mualevu village in Lau on September 4. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 15, no. 3, September 2000.
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