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Wednesday 27 January 2016

Los Angeles, California, USA
Hon. ‘Etani Ha’amea Tuku’aho celebrated his 21st birthday on 15 January 2016, in North Hollywood, California, at a party hosted by HSH Prince Tungi.
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Tuesday 26 January 2016

Auckland, New Zealand
A financial incentive may be offered to Tongans and others on Auckland’s State Housing waiting list to relocate to regional areas of New Zealand, the Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett has said this month. The proposal has been criticised by Jenny Salesa, MP for Manukau East, who says that Ms Bennett was targeting Pacific people in South Auckland.
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Tuesday 19 January 2016

Hawaii, USA
Tony Finau has made history as the first professional golf player of Tongan and Samoan descent invited to play at the Sony Open, the PGA Tour’s first full-field event for 2016 in Hawaii on 15 January. Photos: Dan K Aiono Sataraka.
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Sunday 17 January 2016

Utah, USA
Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, has recruited Tongan born Kelaokalani (Kalani) Sitake as head coach for their college gridiron football team, the BYU Cougars, who play in the highest level of college football in the United States.
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Wednesday 11 November 2015

Auckland, New Zealand
Tongan Dr Simione Lolohea (48) a surgeon in Hamilton is one of only two doctors in New Zealand offering hot chemotherapy, a rare and controversial cancer treatment.
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Friday 6 November 2015

Auckland, New Zealand
Tongan, Laumanu Mafi was named the winner of the First Overall Pacific Business Student of the Year Award along with Chris Carrington who won the First Maori Prize, at the University of Auckland, recently.
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Friday 30 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonight, when tenor Ta‘u Pupu‘a (37) sings the role of Cavaradossi in the Connecticut Concert Opera’s production of Puccini’s “Tosca” in the USA, he will have come a long way from his humble birthplace in Tongatapu.
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Monday 20 April 2015

Canberra, Australia
Tongans from Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra came together for an inaugural regional church service of the Siasi Konisitutone Tau‘ataina ‘o Tonga in Canberra on Sunday April 12. Photos by Lui Tonga
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Thursday 15 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sydney resident, 26 year-old Ulu Tu‘ipulotu is being called the heaviest man in Australia. His official weight, a whopping 337 kilograms. Ulu could also possibly be the heaviest Tongan in the world.
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Wednesday 3 December 2014

Canberra, Australia
A total of AUD$13,140 raised by the Tongan community in Canberra will be donated to the people who were affected by Tropical Cyclone Ian in Ha’apai for the Christmas holidays.
Monday 17 November 2014

Canberra, Australia
The youth of the Toe Talatalanoa Uniting Church of Canberra, Australia, have taken part in two days of cultural discussions with Tonga’s High Commissioner to Australia, HRH Princess Angelika Lātūfuipeka Tuku‘aho. Photos by Lui Tonga.
Tuesday 3 January 2012
Atlanta, Georgia,USA
Matangi Tonga Online readers around the world send in their holiday photos, with Best Wishes and Season’s Greetings to one and all.
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Monday 2 January 2012
Kentville-Nova Scotia, Canada
It was a white Christmas for Betsy Lee Tu’inuikuafe Worthylake, her husband Peter and mother-in-law Pauline Worthylake in Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada. On Christmas Eve snow was falling while Betsy was watching from the porch of her house.
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Sunday 10 July 2011
Anhui , China
A Tongan teacher studying in central China has completed a course at a top university in record time, “a marvellous achievement to praise,” her Dean said, in noting that Sophia Loren Moala’s remarkable academic achievement would go down in the history of the school and that her attitude to education “reflects the beauty of Tonga’s culture.”
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Tuesday 7 June 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two talented Tongan singers Olivia Kolo (24) and Roslynn Mahe (37) have made it into the second round of Avon’s first Online Global Talent Search and need all the support they can get from their Tongan fans.
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Monday 9 May 2011
London, UK
Roslynn Mahe (37) a singer who has Tongan- Samoan heritage, has been selected as one of the 136 Round One contenders from over 6,000 contenders, in Avon’s first ever Online Global Talent Search, on March 8.
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Saturday 26 March 2011
Tokyo, Japan
Tongan rugby players Lata Taniela Lui and Piei Mafile’o who survived the tsunami that devastated Kamaishi, Japan on March 11, will go to New Zealand next week to continue their training.
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Tuesday 22 March 2011
Tokyo, Japan
Two Tongan rugby players in Northern Japan, Piei Mafile’o and Lata Lui and his daughter Sisifa, almost lost their lives while rescuing a child from the tsunami that devasted the port town of Kamaishi on March 11.
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Wednesday 7 July 2010
Beijing, China
‘Ana Nukuao Ve’ehala is the first Tongan to graduate from China Foreign Affairs University in Beijing.
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Monday 14 June 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tongan drama graduate Anthony Taufa (27) is making a name for himself in Australia as a Shakespearean actor, playing the lead role of Othello, the Moor of Venice in a production by The Kingsmen currently running in Melbourne.
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