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Friday 22 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A crowd of people from various churches in Tonga led by some church leaders, today marched to the Palace Office in Nuku’alofa to present four petitions to King Tupou VI, in opposition to Tonga’s intention to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
Tuesday 19 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Waving pictures of Jesus and placards in opposition to the United Nation’s Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), Tonga’s Catholic Women’s League today led a march to Parliament to present a petition.
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Monday 18 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The International Day of Families on 15 May was marked in Nuku‘alofa with a family fun walk led by Prince Taufa‘ahau Manumataongo and his mother Crown Princess Sinaitakala Tuku‘aho.
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Friday 8 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Shakespeare’s famous play Hamlet will be performed in Nuku’alofa on Tuesday, 23 June by a London based company, Globe to Globe Hamlet tour.
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Monday 4 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Tupou a former President of TASANOC was awarded the Olympic Order by the President of the International Olympic Committee IOC, Hon. Tomas Bach at the Grand Pacific Hotel, Suva Fiji on 1 May.
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Monday 4 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s annual ‘Fakame’ or Children’s Sunday was held on 3 May with children beautifully dressed in their finest to perform rituals, recite bible verses and hymns in Methodist churches throughout Tonga.
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Thursday 30 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fifty eight days to go before the coronation celebration of HM King Tupou VI begin on 27 June, the capital Nuku’alofa is already in a celebration mood. A billboard for the King and Queen put up by Friends Cafe in the centre of Nuku’alofa is the latest reminder of the coronation countdown.
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Tuesday 28 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The investiture of HM King Tupou VI as the 24th Tu‘i Kanokupolu will be held at a Royal Kava ceremony, the Taumafa Kava, on Saturday June 27 at Mala‘e Pangai Lahi in Nuku’alofa, followed by eight days of national celebrations. A Coronation Service and ceremony will be held at the Centenary Church on July 4.
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Saturday 25 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga remembered its 91 soldiers sent to the battle fields of Gallipoli, Turkey and also to France and Palestine during the First World War, and the soldiers sent to other conflicts and peace keeping missions since then, at the ANZAC Centenary Dawn Service held at the Cenotaph, Pangai Si’i this morning 25 April 2015.
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Wednesday 22 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A National Geographic Expedition group that arrived in Vava“u by a private jet, visited ‘Ene’io Botanical Garden in Tu’anekivale for the first time on 17 April with a second visit planned for September this year.
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Monday 20 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 91st Inter Collegiate Athletics Competition ended on Friday, 17 April with a colourful march after three-days of hot competition at Teufaiva Outdoor Stadium. Unofficial results showed Tupou College on top with 27 gold medals. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Monday 20 April 2015

Canberra, Australia
Tongans from Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra came together for an inaugural regional church service of the Siasi Konisitutone Tau‘ataina ‘o Tonga in Canberra on Sunday April 12. Photos by Lui Tonga
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Friday 17 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga College won $1,000 first prize in a cheering competition for the International Women’s Day at the finals of the 2015 Inter College Sports Competition that ended on April 17, at Teufaiva Stadium.
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Thursday 16 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Scattered showers over Nuku’alofa today did not dampen the spirits of hundreds of students who gathered at the Teufaiva Outdoor Stadium for the 91st Inter-Collegiate Athletics Competition.
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Wednesday 15 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over $2000 in prizes are being offered for a cheering competition to be held during the 2015 Inter-College Athletic Competition on April 15-17, to raise awareness on women’s issues.
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Monday 13 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A celebratory lunch for HE Cardinal Mafi on Saturday, 11 April was attended by King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u at ‘Apifo’ou College grounds.
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Friday 10 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tupou Tongapo’uli Aleamotu’a (48) was bestowed with the hereditary title of Fielakepa today, Friday, 10 April at his residence Mata’utuliki in Kolomotu’a.
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Wednesday 8 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pacific Islanders who are working to safeguard their heritage have shared their knowledge and wisdom in a new book and CD published by UNESCO that includes articles written by five Tongans.
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Tuesday 31 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga High School student, Anna Jane Vea (15) was declared the winner of Tonga’s Secondary Schools’ speech competition by the New Zealand High Commissioner Mark Talbot, yesterday, 30 March.
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Friday 27 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An insightful video documentary called “Women’s Leadership in Crisis” was launched by the Talitha Project yesterday evening in Nuku’alofa.
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