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Tuesday 25 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The White Ribbon Day 25 November was marked in Tonga today as part of an international campaign led by men speaking out to end violence against women and girls.
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Tuesday 25 November 2014
Monte Carlo, Monaco
New Zealand-Tongan Shot put athlete, Valerie Adams has been named the “The Athlete of the year” by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) last week on November 21, in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Monday 24 November 2014
Kemoeatu

Hawai'i, Honolulu
The State of Hawai’i has proclaimed November 21 as “Kemoeatu Brothers Day” in recognition of Hawaiian-raised Tongan brothers, Chris and Ma’ake Kemoeatu.
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Thursday 20 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hundreds of young students from 11 Primary and Middle Schools of the Free Wesleyan Church today performed colourful traditional dances, at the Maamaloa grounds in Nuku’alofa.
Monday 17 November 2014

Canberra, Australia
The youth of the Toe Talatalanoa Uniting Church of Canberra, Australia, have taken part in two days of cultural discussions with Tonga’s High Commissioner to Australia, HRH Princess Angelika Lātūfuipeka Tuku‘aho. Photos by Lui Tonga.
Friday 14 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 81st birthday of the Emperor Akihito of Japan was celebrated in Tonga with a reception hosted by the Japanese Ambassasdor, HE Dr Kazuchika Hamuro on 13 November, and attended by Tonga’s Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala and Crown Princess Sinaitakala.
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Thursday 13 November 2014
Auckland, New Zealand
An internationally recognised Tongan-born music producer in New Zealand, 43 year-old Soane Filitonga Watkins passed away last Sunday November 9th after suffering a heart attack at his home in Takapuna, New Zealand.
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Wednesday 5 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Alumni of Tonga College celebrated their school’s 132nd anniversary last Saturday November 1. In the United States, over 300 people gathered in Fraser City, California, for an Alumni Anniversary Ball
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Saturday 1 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new group of Peace Corps volunteers were sworn in on Friday by the Peace Corps Country Director, Eddie Stice at ‘Ita House, Manumataongo Bay, Nuku’alofa.
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Monday 13 October 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The late Princess ‘Elisiva Fusipala Tauki’onetuku Tuku’aho Vaha’i (65) was laid to rest on Sunday October 12 at Tutulupeatau cemetery in Fo’ui, Tongatapu.
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Friday 3 October 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Princess ‘Elisiva Fusipala Tauki’onetuku Tuku’aho Vaha’i (65) passed away this morning in San Francisco after a long illness.
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Friday 3 October 2014
World Teachers' Day Tonga

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hundreds of teachers paraded through central Nuku’alofa today to commemorate the World Teacher’s Day 2014 under a theme ‘Invest in the future, invest in teachers’.
Thursday 2 October 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There are now more Mormons in Tonga than Catholics, making Mormonism (LDS church) the second largest Christian denomination in the Kingdom after Methodism. Tonga is also the world’s “most Mormon country”, having a higher proportion of Mormons per capita than any other nation.
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Wednesday 1 October 2014
Pink October

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer seen in women in Tonga and so far this year 12 have undergone surgery, so early detection is a very important factor for the best health outcome, Lord Tangi said today at the launch of the Pink October Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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Wednesday 24 September 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hundreds of women dressed in their finest white gathered in Nuku’alofa today for their annual ‘Faka-Sepitema’ roll call at the Chiefly Church of Tonga, Constitutional Church of Tonga, Free Church of Tonga and the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga.
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Wednesday 24 September 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Free Wesleyan Church FWC schools in Tongatapu except Queen Salote College held a combined Bazaar Day on Wednesday, September 24 in Nuku’alofa.
Friday 19 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new book called Sandalwood Blood, a historical fiction written by Sam Lala, was launched by Princess Pilolevu at the Tungi Colonnade square in Nuku’alofa last night, 18 September.
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Wednesday 10 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will construct a new stake centre on a property on Vaha’akolo Road behind the Teufaiva Outdoor Stadium.
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Tuesday 9 September 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three mothers won the Business Women of the Year Awards 2014 on September 8 for establishing small businesses using the South Pacific Business Development Microfinance program. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Monday 8 September 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two Tongans from the USP (Tonga) campus will attend the World Peace Summit in South Korea from 17-19 September 2014.
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