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Monday 24 October 2016

Sydney, Australia
Tongan Winter Olympian, Bruno Banani will make an appearance at the Pasifika Film Fest opening in Sydney on November 2, after the film titled "Being Bruno Banani", makes its Australian premiere at Event Cinema Parramatta.
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Wednesday 19 October 2016

Long Beach, California
American pro golfer Tony Finau has opened up about his Pacific heritage and is commited to helping and motivating others in the United States who also come from humble backgrounds.
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Wednesday 19 October 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Drawings of peace by local primary school children at the Ocean of Light International School in Hofoa today joined 'Colours for Peace, a travelling international exhibition which has collected over 9000 drawings from 200 primary and nursery schools in more than 80 countries around the world.
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Monday 17 October 2016

Perth, Australia
Soa “The Hulk” Palelei completed a 24-hour fitness challenge on an exercise machine, helping to raise over $15,000 (AUD) for the annual Perth Telethon in Western Australia over the weekend.
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Thursday 13 October 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
It is important to ensure girls and women “are not raised in any form of abuse whether mental or physical,” Tonga's only woman Member of Parliament Hon. ‘Akosita Lavulavu said as Tonga celebrated the International Day of the Girl Child on Tuesday, 11 October, for the first time.
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Wednesday 5 October 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione ‘Uhilamoelangi Liava’a (74) the Chairman of the Public Service Commission passed away suddenly on Tuesday morning, October 4 at Vaiola Hospital.
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Tuesday 4 October 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u Tuku’aho are travelling to Fiji to attend the funeral of Tongan Law Lord Madraiwiwi Tangatatonga (59), Fiji's former Vice-President on Friday, October 7.
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Friday 30 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A dinner and floorshow will be held tonight, Friday, in celebration of the Tonga National Cultural Centre’s first group of students completing their certificates in traditional Tongan dance. The centre is being used to revive the teaching of Tongan traditional dance, music, arts and plants, as well as promote places and sites of cultural significance.
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Wednesday 28 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A combined Bazaar Day by some of the Free Wesleyan Church schools in Tongatapu was held today Wednesday, September 28 in Nuku’alofa.
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Tuesday 27 September 2016

Auckland, New Zealand
'Ilaisaane Fifita and Sisikula Sisifa, both 31, became the first Pacific academics at the University of Auckland’s Business School, graduating with doctoral degrees today, Tuesday 27 September. 'Ilaisaane's work examining non-smokers, shows that marketing skills can be used to improve the consumer wellbeing and the welfare of society. Sisikula in her work found that cultural differences in thinking about management practices undermine the success of development projects.
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Monday 26 September 2016

London, United Kingdom
Londoners were treated to an array of contemporary Pacific fashion on 18 September with the London Pacific Fashion Collective Show featuring both emerging and established fashion designers from the Pacific, including Tongan artist, Uili Lousi.
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Friday 23 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Anna Jane Vea, a Tonga High School student was one of four Pacific Island students who attended commemorations of the Somme Centenary in France last week.
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Wednesday 21 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Women of the Free Church of Tonga (Siasi Tonga Tau’ataina) dressed in their finest white outfits complete with fantastic hats, gathered in Nuku'alofa on Wednesday, September 21 for their annual 'Faka-Sepitema' roll call. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Monday 19 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A colourful parade of floats, joined by Tonga’s famous Olympic flag bearer, Pita Taufatofua, and fellow Olympian Lusi Tatafu, along with the Tonga Police Brass Band, businesses, and sporting associations, went through central Nuku’alofa to mark the 2016 Olympic Day on Saturday 17 September. Photos by Eleanor Gee and Caroline Manu-Moli.
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Monday 19 September 2016

Wellington, New Zealand
A successful Tongan Language Week concluded in New Zealand on 10 September with many events held throughout the country. The opening in Wellington on 4 September was a Po Lotu involving 15 churches singing Tongan songs of praise.
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Friday 16 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sewing entrepreneur, mother and grandmother Seini Mafile’o (73) won the SPBD Business Woman of the Year Award 2016 today, Friday 16 September, for improving her family sewing business, using the South Pacific Business Development microfinance program.
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Tuesday 13 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Olympic flag bearer, 32-year-old Pita Taufatofua, is in Tonga this week to say thank you for the opportunity to represent Tonga in Taekwondo at the Rio Olympics. After arriving with his coach, Paula Sitapa, yesterday he went straight to work spending a few hours at Digicel Square in the afternoon meeting fans, signing autographs and taking photos. Photos by Caroline Manu-Moli.
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Monday 12 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An exhibition of a collection of photographs from the Japan Professional Photographers Society, ‘Japan’s Coastline and its People’, was launched by Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala at the Visitors Information Centre, Hala Vuna, Nuku’alofa on 9 September.
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Saturday 10 September 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u are currently on a working visit to Singapore.
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Wednesday 7 September 2016

Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand is celebrating Tonga Language Week from September 4-10 focusing on observing how Tongan culture has shaped the country. The theme this year is ‘Fakakoloa ‘a Aotearoa ‘aki ‘a e Loto’i Tonga’ – Enriching Aotearoa with the Tongan Spirit.
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