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Monday 25 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A teenager has died after remaining in a coma for over a week after suffering a violent attack in the Nuku’alofa Central Business District on the night of July 9. Ten male accused, some of them teenagers, were arrested over the weekend and charged with manslaughter in the death of ‘Alani Fuapau (19) whom they allegedly beat and stomped on in Taufa’ahau Road.
Friday 22 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A newborn baby girl was found alive, after being abandoned in a bush area wrapped in a plastic bag, near By-Pass Road at Halaleva in Nuku’alofa this morning, Friday 22 July. Temperatures dropped to about 18-19C in the early morning.
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Friday 22 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police have released names of three men who died in a crash on Talasiu Road when their rental car hit a coconut tree early Monday morning, 18 July.
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Thursday 21 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The body of a 56-year-old Canadian woman who was found dead in a yacht in Neiafu, Vava’u earlier this month has been brought over to Vaiola Hospital in Nuku’alofa.
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Thursday 21 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police are appealing to the public for help in finding a young man, aged in late teens or early 20’s, of Tongan or Polynesian appearance who might be connected with the attack of a United States Peace Corps staffer on Saturday morning, 16 July at Sopu. A person of interest was seen in the area wearing dark green patterned shorts and a t-shirt and holding a green towel over his head and face.r
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Tuesday 19 July 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A United States Peace Corps staffer (56) has left Tonga today with her husband after she sustained injuries and bruises to her face in a brutal attack, while jogging on the Sopu waterfront on Saturday morning, 16 July at about 9:30a.m. Tonga Police are searching for a man who attacked the woman from behind, in a secluded area. It is likely that the attacker had blood on his clothing when he left the scene.
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Monday 18 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police are searching for a man who allegedly attacked and repeatedly punched a 56-year-old woman of U.S. citizenship, while she was jogging at the waterfront in Sopu on Saturday morning, 16 July.
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Monday 18 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 29-year-old woman is in hospital after she was allegedly stabbed several times by her husband (33) during an argument at a home in Talau, Vava’u, on Saturday morning, 16 July.
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Monday 18 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A driver and two passengers, including a 14-year-old boy, died when the rental car they were in crashed into a coconut tree at Kolonga early this morning, Monday 18 July. A fourth passenger survived and is in critical condition.
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Thursday 14 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Human remains found in a bush area of Tongatapu yesterday have been identified as ‘Alekisio Taufatahi Kautai (55), a man who lived by himself at Lapaha, Tonga Police today confirmed today.
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Wednesday 13 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police are appealing for information that might help to identify the remains of a man, believed to be aged in his 40’s, discovered this afternoon, Wednesday 13 July 2016, at Lapaha in Eastern Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 13 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police have released the name of ‘Unaloto ‘Eli (22) who died after he was hit by a vehicle on Taufa’ahau Road in Pea, early Saturday morning, 9 July.
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Tuesday 12 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 54-year-old man has been charged with indecently assaulting a 12-year-old girl in Kolonga, Tongatapu. He is expected to appear at the Magistrate’s Court in Mu’a on Wednesday, 13 July.
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Monday 11 July 2016
Neiafu, Vava'u
A US Citizen was arrested and charged with the Manslaughter of his Canadian wife in Neiafu, Vava’u, the Tongan Police stated this afternoon, 11 July 2016.
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Monday 11 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 24-year-old man from Fasi is charged in relation to the death of a 22-year-old man whom he allegedly hit with his vehicle on Taufa’ahau Road in Pea, early Saturday morning, 9 July.
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Friday 8 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 56-year-old woman from Canada was found dead by her husband who went to wake her up in their yacht ‘Sea Oak’ on Thursday morning 7 July in Neiafu, Vava’u.
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Tuesday 5 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police have released the names of three people who died after a fatal crash on Hihifo Road at ‘Ahau early Saturday morning 2 July. They are Kalolaine Quick of the Heilala Holiday Lodge at Kanokupolu, Lower Leaving Ma’u from Haveluloto and an off duty policeman Scott ‘Ungo’unga. His wife Vai ‘Ungo’unga remains in a critical condition in Vaiola Hospital.
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Tuesday 5 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The body of Mailangi Vea (45) of Fungamisi was recovered on 3 July on the shores north west of Late Island in Vava’u after being swept to sea when his dingy capsized on Saturday
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Monday 4 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A search and recovery operation continued on July 3 for a Vava’u man, Mailangi Vea, who was swept away by waves when the dinghy he was in capsized at about 2:30 pm, Saturday July 2, 2016 at Late Island in Vava’u.
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Saturday 2 July 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An off-duty police officer and two passengers died when the vehicle he was driving crashed into a tree at ‘Ahau early this morning. Another passenger, the wife of the police officer, suffered serious injuries, Tonga Police reported.
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