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Friday 24 June 2016

London, UK
Tonga’s Aiona Prescott (21) received the Queen’s Young Leaders Award last night at a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London in recognition of exceptional young people from across the Commonwealth who are making lasting change in their communities.
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Friday 17 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Students from Lapaha Government Primary School won the 2016 Chant Competition to mark the “family month” of May, hosted by the Women and Children Crisis Center this afternoon, at Digicel Square in the CBD.
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Tuesday 14 June 2016

Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Vulnerable and marginalized children such as refugee, migrant, disabled, street kids and indigenous children and youth, are still widely discriminated against says KidsRights after it recently released its annual global index on children’s rights in 163 countries - with two Pacific countries ranked among the worst performing on the list.
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Friday 10 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Aiona Prescott (21) will be a proud recipient of the Queen’s Young Leaders Award to be presented by HM Queen Elizabeth II on 23 June 2016, at Buckingham Palace, London, in recognising exceptional community leaders from 45 countries.
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Wednesday 18 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A two-day National Youth Sustainable Development Forum was opened on Tuesday, May 17 in Nuku’alofa bringing together youth leaders who plan to come up with an action plan for the development of a Tonga National Youth Policy.
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Wednesday 9 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Aiona Prescott (20) will receive a prestigious Queen’s Young Leaders Award from HM Queen Elizabeth next year in London, one of 60 from across the Commonwealth recognized as exceptional leaders in their communities.
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Friday 25 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Representatives of secondary schools in Tongatapu gathered at the CBD to mark the International Day of Peace on Friday, 25 September in a special bonding program aimed to stop school fights. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Saturday 6 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A population of 1.8 billion of adolescents and youth was recorded this year, according to the State of World Population Report 2014, but nine of 10 of them live in less developed countries, where the young encounter obstacles to their rights to education, health, and to live a life free from violence.
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Monday 8 September 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two Tongans from the USP (Tonga) campus will attend the World Peace Summit in South Korea from 17-19 September 2014.
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Thursday 6 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thirty young girls aged 11-19 years from Tongatapu villages have taken part in a three-day “Eliminating Violence against Girls” Camp 2014.
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Friday 11 January 2013
Northland, New Zealand
A 15 year-old Tongan girl and her friend are being praised for their heroism after rescuing two drowning men off a beach in northland, New Zealand.
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Thursday 6 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A team of Tonga High School students who won the Secondary Schools category of Tonga’s Youth in Business Challenge 2012, returned home on December 1 after a successful five-day funded trip to New Zealand.
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Monday 26 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-two students from high schools and tertiary institutes in Tonga will travel to Japan for three-weeks under the inaugural ‘Kizuna Project’, a youth exchange program aimed to promote other countries understanding of Japan’s road to recovery after the Great East Japan Earthquake, in March 2011.
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Thursday 11 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thirty Pacific-based youth workers from Tonga, Samoa and Fiji graduated with Certificates and Diplomas from a Regional Pasifika Youth Development Program, during a graduation ceremony in Nuku’alofa, on August 10.
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Thursday 7 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Youth in Business Challenge 2011 has begun in Nuku’alofa and five finalists out of eight secondary schools who competed were awarded seed capital to start their businesses, at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre on July 6.
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Monday 2 May 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Rotary Club of Nuku’alofa raised nearly $5,000 pa’anga at its 9th Annual Children’s Fun Fair on Saturday April 30 at the Akoteu Grounds in Nuku’alofa.
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Monday 13 December 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Christmas came early for one happy six-year-old girl Kaufo’ou Finau Tonga whose wish to fly in an aeroplane came true on Saturday, December 11.
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Monday 13 December 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Remembering Tae Kami (15), a remarkable young girl, who passed away in August 2008 after a courageous three years battle with cancer, over 200 supporters joined a “Walk on Walk Strong Tonga” WOWS event in Nuku’alofa on Saturday, December 11 to raise funds for the Child Cancer Foundation of Tonga.
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Wednesday 8 December 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Student volunteers are attacking Tongatapu’s chronic roadside rubbish problem in a pick-up campaign that aims to clean up roadsides around their school area before Christmas.
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Saturday 30 October 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Supporting the development of young people in Pacific communities by providing proper training for youth workers from Samoa, Fiji and Tonga is aim of a Response Abilities Pathways Workshop opened in Nuku’alofa on October 27-29.
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