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Monday 31 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A training program to help professional women reach leadership positions was launched in Nuku’alofa on 25 August by the Asian Development Bank in Nuku’alofa.
Monday 31 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A group of business men from China visited Tonga last week and looked at areas for potential investment in agriculture, fisheries and tourism.
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Wednesday 26 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The inaugural meeting of the Tonga Heritage Society last night chose foundation officers who will move to formally register the group as an incorporated society. The group came together following public concern over the loss of heritage areas to development activity in Tonga.
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Friday 21 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A wealth of fine mats from Tongatapu villages were displayed at Tongatapu’s two-day Royal Agricultural, Fisheries and Industrial Show 2015 was opened today by King Tupou VI at the Funga-Mana-Mo’ui Grounds in ‘Atele. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Friday 21 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongatapu’s two-day Royal Agricultural, Fisheries and Industrial Show 2015 was opened today by King Tupou VI on a bright sunny day with a large variety of stalls showcasing plentiful supply of local food crops, vegetables, fruits and seafood along with traditional weaving, handicrafts and manufactured goods at the Funga-Mana-Mo’ui Grounds in ‘Atele.
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Wednesday 19 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lots of healthy vegetables, tropical fruits and traditional food crops were on display at the ‘Eua Royal Agricultural, Fisheries and Industrial show held on Saturday, 15 August. Photos by Solomone Vaikeli.
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Monday 17 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Abundant local food crops and seafood were displayed at the Ha’apai Royal Agricultural, Fisheries and Industrial show on Wednesday, 12 August.
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Friday 14 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A travelling exhibition, ‘Tohoku – through the eyes of Japanese photographers’ opened on Thursday, 13 August and is on display for two-weeks at the Tupou Tertiary Hall in Fasi.
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Thursday 13 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala opened Christ’s University in Pacific (CUP) Nuku’alofa campus at the Maseia Plaza in the Central Business District on Thursday, 13 August.
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Thursday 13 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new organisation, called the Tonga Heritage Society, is being formed by a group of interested people with the aim of helping to identify, preserve and promote the cultural and natural heritage sites and artifacts of Tonga.
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Tuesday 4 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An important Tongan heritage site at Va’epopua is threatened by a swamp subdivision that government has announced yesterday will be distributed to people today.
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Monday 3 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A noted American geo-scientist Professor William R. Dickinson (83) was laid to rest at Mala’e Sia cemetery in the village of Nukuleka, Tongatapu on Sunday, 2 August. Photos by Pesi Fonua and Linny Folau
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Monday 3 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A leader of the Church of England, the Archbishop of York, the Most Revd. Rt. Hon. Dr John Sentamu (66) visited one of Tonga’s smallest islands this morning where he preached at an Oceanic Eucharist and took action to prevent erosion.
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Thursday 30 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A colourful work of art that was created in a random collaboration with over 200 people from a cross-section of the community will be opened to the public at Art Space, Hala Lavinia, Kolofo’ou on Tuesday, 4 August.
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Wednesday 29 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dr. William R. Dickinson (83), a major scholar in plate tectonics and Pacific archaeology, died in Nuku‘alofa, Tonga, on July 21, 2015. His burial is expected to be on Sunday in Nukuleka - a village with which he had close connections in his geological research into the origins of the first Tongan settlements.
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Tuesday 28 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tupou College won the 2015 brass bands competition of the Inter-College Brass Band Music Festival that ended on Friday, 24 July at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall.
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Monday 27 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ending violence against women is not Tonga’s problem alone nor is it unique to the Pacific. “It is a problem that affects all of our communities and our countries,” the Australian High Commissioner Mr Brett Aldam said in launching a new information resource for women in Nuku’alofa on Saturday July 25.
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Thursday 23 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan-born beauty Teresa Moore right now needs all the “Likes” she can get from her friends to make the next big step in her top-modeling career and into the pages of the 2016 Swimsuit Issue of American Sports Illustrated Magazine.
Wednesday 22 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A three-day brass band competition for the annual Inter-College Brass Band Music Festival started today 22 July with solo performances at the Police Headquarters in Longolongo.
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Monday 13 July 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A small float parade held on Saturday morning 11 July was led by the new Miss Heilala Brittne Fuimaono (21) riding on a convertible, and joined by only a few of the contestants in the Miss Heilala Pageant 2015. Photos by Linny Folau and Peter Poulsen.
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