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Friday 3 June 2005
Fo‘ui, Tonga
The Hon. Noble Vaha'i of Fou'i was laid to rest this morning, June 3, at the Tutulu Pea Tau burial ground at the village of Fou'i. The funeral procession from his residence to the cemetery was led by the police band, and the police also gave a three-gun salute.
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Friday 27 May 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A one billion pa'anga foreign investment is needed to revive the Tongan economy, according to the King of Tonga, HM King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV, in his speech from the throne to open the 2005 session of the Tonga Legislative Assembly yesterday. Photos by Linny Folau and Pesi Fonua
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Thursday 26 May 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nuku'alofa witnessed Tonga's biggest protest march ever at mid-day today, when thousands of demonstrators led by Members of Parliament marched through the centre of the capital to the Royal Palace, singing hymns and waving banners protesting against the Shoreline company's control of the Tongan power supply. Photos by Linny Folau and Pesi Fonua
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Friday 22 April 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The funeral of Tonga's Minister of Defence, the Hon. Col. ‘Aloua Fetu‘utolu Tupou, was held this morning, Friday 22 April at the Takaunove cemetery, Nuku‘alofa. Photos by Linny Folau
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Thursday 7 April 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 58th Annual Inter-Collegiate Athletic Sports competition began today with top athletes finally meeting up close to compete in the three day track and field events, filling Teufaiva Stadium with a capacity crowd of over 10,000. The morning began with joyous marching from 15 sports teams from Tongatapu's local high schools, and three teams from the outer islands of Vava'u, Ha'apai and ‘Eua, in sunny weather with a light breeze. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Wednesday 6 April 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga High School students will be moving back to their home ground on July 2, 2005, after the People's Republic of China officially handed-over a new $10 million pa'anga school campus to the Government of Tonga today.
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Thursday 17 March 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Polling in Tonga'’s Parliamentary Election today has been heavy at Pangai Si'i in downtown Nuku'alofa, where voters from Tonga's outer islands were casting their votes for their home areas. The voting booths for the outer islands of ‘Eua, Ha'apai, Vava'u, Niuatoputapu and Niuafo‘ou, ‘Atata and ‘Eueiki located at Pangai Si'i were busy all day.
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Tuesday 8 February 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Chinese community in Tongatapu last night celebrated not only their traditional Chinese Lunar New Year but also the beginning of the Chinese Spring Festival of the Year of the Rooster.
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Wednesday 26 January 2005
Los Angeles, USA
Leafa Mataele Wawryk, is truly a lady with a big heart. When in December she heard that HRH Princess Pilolevu Tuita, Hon. Tuita and their children, Hon. Fanetupou Vava'u, Hon. Halaevalu Moheofo, Hon. Frederica Fatafehi Lapaha, Hon. Sione Ikamafana and their cousin, Hon. 'Etani Tuku'aho were on holiday in Los Angeles, Leafa decided to host a private 21st birthday party for Hon. Frederica.
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Tuesday 21 December 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The safe return of the Tongan Royal Marines from Iraq on December 17 had to be the best Christmas present for Tonga this year. After Tonga stood up to be counted in the Coalition of the Willing, and sent soldiers to Iraq, the country can now be relieved that there was no casualties.
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Friday 17 December 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ever heard of the Undercover Coconut Clowns? No? Then you're not tuned in, because last night December 16 they were the hottest hip hoppers in town and won the Radio Tonga A3Z 2004 Hip Hop Dance Competition. After showing how to shake that thing, the UCC walked off the stage at the 'Atele Indoor Stadium with the cash prize of $1000 pa'anga.
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Monday 13 December 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Human Rights Day, December 10, was marked in Tonga with a march along Hala Taufa'ahau in central Nuku'alofa by non-government organisations, volunteer organisations, and Methodist Church youth groups from Samoa, Fiji and Tonga. Human Rights was the theme of the day and the march ended 16-days of human rights activities organised by various human rights protectors, the Legal Literacy group, Red Cross, Salvation Army, Tonga National Youth Congress, Tonga Human Rights and Pro Democracy Movement and the Iron Man Ministry.
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Thursday 2 December 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Ana Tupou Kaitapu 19, was crowned last night by the Hon. Lupeolo Halaevalu Moheofo Tuita as the Miss Face of Tonga 2004.
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Tuesday 2 November 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga College marked its 122nd birthday with a week of celebrations and the opening by the Princess Regent, Princess Pilolevu Tuita, of the $1.1 million pa‘anga Lopaukamea complex at Manamo‘ui on October 30.
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Tuesday 2 November 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 50 party attendants competed in two categories for the Sexiest Costumes and the Best Dressed. The Sexiest Dress was won by Ted, "the Pacific Blond Goddess" and the Best Dressed was won by Amy Goubeaud, "the Trashy Princess".
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Wednesday 27 October 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Internet voting for the "Miss Internet" section of the Miss South Pacific Pageant has begun, and there's no doubt about it, our vote goes to the gorgeous Miss Tonga!
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Wednesday 27 October 2004
Ma‘ufanga, Tongatapu
Six new classrooms for Ma‘ufanga Government Primary School were officially opened on Friday October 22 by Mrs Kalolaine Fakafanua.
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Wednesday 25 August 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A tornado struck the centre of the village of Ha'alalo in central Tongatapu on Saturday, August 21, blowing off the roof of the village hall, destroying a home with a family inside, hitting a primary school, knocking out the local kava club house, and damaging trees.
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Friday 13 August 2004
Athens, Greece
Tonga's Olympic team and officials for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece.
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Thursday 5 August 2004
Honiara, Solomon Islands
Tongan Military Contingent to the Solomons during the Farewell Military Parade held on the Honiara International Airport grounds, to celebrate the one year anniversary of the arrival of RAMSI in the Solomons, July 24. Photos by Linny Folau
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