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Wednesday 22 November 2006
2006

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Addressing a stunned nation at about 6:30 pm on Thursday 16 November 2006 after the supporters of a rally organised by Pro-Democracy People's Representatives' and the Pangai Si'i Committee had sacked central Nuku'alofa, 'Akilisi Pohiva, 'Uliti Uata, Lepolo Taunisila, Clive Edwards and 'Isileli Pulu went live on Radio Tonga to make their victory speeches to the nation. By Pesi Fonua.
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Saturday 21 October 2006

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Government yesterday evening [20 October 2006] made an official response to the recommendations of the National Committee for Political Reform by announcing the Cabinet's own proposal for political reform.
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Monday 16 October 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Road Map for political and constitutional reform in Tonga, is how Dr Sitiveni Halapua describes the report of the National Committee for Political Reform that he presented to the Tongan Parliament last week.
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Monday 4 September 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan protesters who have been camping at Pangai Si'i in central Nuku'alofa for the past 11 months have told the Ministry of Lands in a letter, that they will not leave Pangai Si'i "until political change takes place in Tonga."
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Friday 1 September 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's National Committee for Political Reform (NCPR) presented its 100 pages report for King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV at Mercy Hospital in Auckland, last night.
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Sunday 20 August 2006
Melbourne, Australia
This rumour was spread in a Radio Australia report on the basis of one statement from 'Akilisi Pohiva, which I am sure he now regrets. - Besi Wood
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Monday 17 July 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new proposal for a Parliamentary Democratic form of government was presented by Sione Tapani Mangisi to the Kingdom of Tonga National Committee for Political Reform on June 22 in Melbourne, Australia.
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Monday 10 July 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Despite the untimely death last week of Prince Tu'ipelehake, the chairman of the National Committee for Political Reform (NCPR), the Talanoa meetings that were scheduled for the USA are to continue.
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Saturday 1 July 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The threat of a National Strike and Civil Disobedience ended in oblivion on June 29 when Tonga's Prime Minister answered a letter of petition before the June 30 deadline set by a loose-knit group of protestors.
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Wednesday 21 June 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Organised civil disturbance threatened for July 1 by Tongan protesters earlier this month, appears to be nothing but hot air. 'Akilisi Pohiva, the leader of the protesters who numbered about 1000, including seven People's Representatives, said today that as far as he knows, "no plan of action has been made."
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Wednesday 31 May 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
FROM OUR ARCHIVES: Tonga's Public Service Association (PSA) in an apparent pull-back from its demands for a new interim government and cancelling a call for strike action, has handed over the organization of tomorrow's national march to the People'’s National Committee for Political Reform, chaired by ‘Akilisi Pohiva.
Thursday 25 May 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The findings of Tonga's National Committee for Political Reform will go to King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV before August 30, and then be presented to parliament for debate a month later, the NCPR announced today.
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Wednesday 24 May 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Public Service Association who is demanding that a new interim government take over Tonga, or else they will strike, has delayed their national march until June 1.
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Friday 19 May 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The People's Democratic Party PDP, Shoreline Power and the Tonga Electric Power Board are currently negotiating for a settlement out off court, said the president of the PDP Sione Teisina Fuko yesterday, May 18.
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Monday 1 May 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Many Tongans, including some in the media, do not fully understand the purpose and the objectives of National Committee for Political Reform (NCPR).
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Wednesday 19 April 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A proposal for a new model of government for Tonga, a Democratic Monarchy form of government was released on April 18 by Afeaki, from his home at Tofoa in Tongatapu, and will be presented today to the Kingdom of Tonga National Reform Committee for Political Change.
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Sunday 12 February 2006
Sydney, Australia
If the general consensus is for Tonga to have a new political system then two questions must feature in public discussions and debates. What do we transform to? What do we transform from? This piece endeavors to answer the second question. -Lisiate Ikaafu
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Wednesday 1 February 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A confrontation between the two political reform committees in Tonga was stalled today when Lopeti Senituli, a member of the PNCPR recalled a press statement that he circulated this morning, demanding conditions from the other committee, the NCPR.
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Tuesday 31 January 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongans are confused between the two new committees that are looking at political reform, according to a report by Prince Tu‘ipelehake who has completed clarification meetings with Tongans overseas.
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Monday 30 January 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's new People'’s Democratic Party Inc (PDP) held its first Annual General Meeting on Saturday, January 28, when under 100 financial members confirmed their executive members for 2006.
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