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Wednesday 23 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A post-mortem examination has confirmed that Fenuki Kauvaka (64) died from a heart attack after collapsing in a boat travelling from 'Uiha to Pangai, on the main island of Lifuka, on 18 March.
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Monday 21 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 54-year-old man fell from a boat after collapsing from a suspected heart failure while travelling from 'Uiha to Pangai, on the main island of Lifuka, on March 18, for a meeting of the Church of Tonga Hou’eiki.
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Monday 21 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An inquest has confirmed that Lingi Hafoka (52) died from electrocution at his home in Ta’anga, ‘Eua on Thursday night, 17 March.
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Friday 18 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 52-year-old man is believed to have died from electrocution at Ta’anga on ‘Eua on Thursday night, 17 March.
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Wednesday 16 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mele Lausiva Felemi Manu (41), a teacher, died after she was electrocuted outside her home when she unplugged a power extension cord at Tupou College, Toloa on Tuesday morning 15 March.
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Tuesday 15 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Matakaiongo Kava (26) died in Pangai after crashing his vehicle into a coconut tree when he allegedly fell asleep while driving on Saturday morning, 12 March.
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Monday 29 February 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police are investigating a counterfeit money circulation after a counterfeit $20 pa’anga banknote was reported by the National Reserve Bank of Tonga.
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Tuesday 16 February 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 23-year-old man has been charged with the death of Liufau Taufa whom he allegedly ran over with his vehicle in a hit and run road accident on Saturday night, 13 February at Vaololoa.
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Thursday 11 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The life of a Korean couple in their late 50s, the Lees who have called Tonga home for the past 24 years, was shattered when their house was broken into in January and again last week when they were attacked and robbed as they returned home in the evening at Kolomotu'a.
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Wednesday 10 February 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police are detaining a man in relation to an alleged attack on a Korean couple outside their home in Kolomotu’a on Thursday night, 4 February, and they are looking for another man.
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Monday 8 February 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A four year-old boy died last night 7 February after sustaining serious injuries from a road accident on Saturday, 6 February at Tu'anekivale in Vava'u.
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Wednesday 3 February 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man has been arrested and charged with injuring a man whom he allegedly shot in the kneecap during an altercation at a home in Holonga, Tongatapu on Tuesday night 2 February.
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Monday 1 February 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 36-year-old Chinese man is in Vaiola Hospital with multiple injuries after he was violently beaten up by four persons also of Chinese origin during an alleged housebreaking at his home in Pili, Tongatapu on 19 January.
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Thursday 28 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 63-year-old Tongan woman, a former Police Officer, has been charged with one count of perjury in relation to the Tongan passport investigation on Wednesday, 27 January. Twelve people have been charged so far and police are likely to make more charges as their investigation continues in Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 27 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Since a Tonga Police Task Force investigation began in August last year, 11 people have been charged in relation to alleged fraudulent activities over the issuing of Tongan passports. While the investigation continues in Nuku'alofa, the Police Commissioner Stephen Caldwell said today that public speculation was "unhelpful" and he called for restraint in public commentary through the media in order to allow a fair trial of the accused.
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Wednesday 27 January 2016

Neiafu, Vava'u
A 24-year-old man who allegedly shot two women seriously injuring one at Vaipua Bridge in Vava’u had allegedly used a .22 rifle during a confrontation with another group of people early Saturday morning, 23 January.
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Tuesday 26 January 2016
Neiafu, Vava'u
A 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged with injuring two women, one of them seriously, whom he allegedly shot during a confrontation at Vaipua Bridge in Vava'u, early Saturday morning, 23 January.
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Friday 22 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Burglars stole Tongan handicrafts worth around $5,800 pa'anga from the Catholic Women's League centre at Ma'ufanga on Tuesday night, 19 January.
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Monday 18 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 19-year-old man has been charged with murder in relation to death of a 36-year-old man whom he allegedly stabbed during an incident in Fua’amotu on Sunday night, 17 January.
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Monday 18 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A six-year-old boy is reported to be in a stable condition at Vaiola Hospital after sustaining serious injuries when he was hit by a vehicle on Friday, 15 January at Tokomololo.
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