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Wednesday 22 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 45-year-old man had drowned while out fishing off Kolonga, Tongatapu on Tuesday, 21 July.
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Tuesday 21 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man in his 20s has been charged with grievous bodily harm after he allegedly assaulted his wife on Monday, 20 July at Popua. The couple are visiting Tonga from the United States.
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Friday 17 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two young men from ‘Ahau who died at Vaiola Hospital early Saturday morning, 11 July were suffering from pneumonia, Tonga Police said today.
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Tuesday 14 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sioeli ‘Aholelei Finau (24) a soldier with His Majesty’s Armed Forces is the victim who died after he was allegedly stabbed with a knife during an incident in the Central Business District on Saturday night, 11 July.
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Monday 13 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 25-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a 24-year-old man who was allegedly stabbed with a knife in the chest on Saturday night 11 July, at the Nuku’alofa Central Business District.
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Monday 13 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The bodies of two friends who drowned at a beach in Veitongo on Saturday 11 July when one tried to save the other in strong currents - have been recovered.
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Thursday 11 June 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are seeking the owner of a gun linked with the June 6 death of Tonolo Halahingano (32), a security guard at the Treasure Island Resort on ‘Eueiki Island, Vava’u.
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Tuesday 9 June 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 32-year-old local man was found dead from gunshot wounds outside the Treasure Island Resort on ‘Eueiki Island in Vava’u on Saturday evening, 6 June.
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Tuesday 9 June 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seleti Tupou (30) has been charged with reckless driving after his vehicle crashed into the fence of the Royal Palace in Nuku’alofa on Friday, 5 June.
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Friday 5 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle that crashed into the fence of the Royal Palace in Nuku’alofa, this morning, 5 June.
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Wednesday 3 June 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 50-year-old man of Tongan/Australian origin has been charged in relation to the illegal importation of 288 cartons of Manchester brand tobacco without health warnings.
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Tuesday 2 June 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 58-year-old man has been charged with grievous bodily harm for allegedly shooting and wounding two of his relatives at a plantation in Lavengatonga, Tongatapu, on Friday 29 May.
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Monday 25 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The search for fisherman Rev Sioeli Finau (63) continues although there has been no sign of him or his small boat since he went missing 11 days ago when heading out to Malinoa Island.
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Monday 18 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rev. Sioeli Finau (63) from Nukunuku is the fisherman who remains missing since heading out to Malinoa Island, off Tongatapu on Monday, 11 May. Police are appealing to fishing boats to report any sightings of him and the missing 25ft boat.
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Thursday 14 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A search and rescue operation is underway for a 63-year-old fisherman from Nukunuku who is missing after heading out to Malinoa Island on Monday, 11 May.
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Wednesday 13 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men who were found dead in different plantations in Tongatapu and Vava’u in early May, are reported to have died from heart attacks, said a police spokesperson in Nuku’alofa today.
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Monday 11 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four men have received prison terms for offences related to a home invasion in Sopu on June 10, 2014, where a woman was robbed, tied up and raped. Two other men have received suspended sentences for their roles in the housebreaking
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Monday 11 May 2015
Auckland, New Zealand
A 71-year-old mother Tevunga Vaea, her daughter and daughter-in-law died in a tragic car crash on Saturday night 9 May, in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.
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Thursday 7 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione ‘Afa Teisina (28) has been charged with a second count of unlawfully imprisoning his 20-year-old partner at a plantation in Puke, Tongatapu.
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Monday 4 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione ‘Afa Teisina (28) who had been on the run for two-months was arrested by police on Friday night, 1 May for the alleged unlawful imprisonment of his partner at a plantation in Puke, Tongatapu.
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