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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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Wednesday 18 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘On The Spot’, a talented young Tongan singing group received an award for the “Best Commonwealth Band/Artist” musical video, at Marlborough House, London on August 12, 2010, International Youth Day. Three girls, singers ‘Emeline Kite, Minaira Fifita and Nisyola Fifita, and two boys, guitarist Samiu ‘Ofa and cinematographer Malani Wolfgram travelled to London to receive their award.
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Thursday 3 June 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Liahona High School leads the first phase of the inaugural Youth in Business - Dream Big Challenge 2010 and the recipient of a cash prize of $3000 pa’anga in seed capital to set up their business.
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Sunday 23 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
THE Queen’s Baton Relay for the 2010 Commonwealth Games was carried throughout Tongatapu on Friday, May 21 by over 100 bearers, including sportsmen and women, enthusiastic Primary School children, business people and diplomats.
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Thursday 20 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Queen’s Baton Relay for the 2010 Commonwealth Games touched down at Fua’amotu International Airport on May 19, making Tonga the 60th country to receive the baton since it left Buckingham Palace in London in November 2009.
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Tuesday 11 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There were smiles on the faces of Paumolevuka Tu’i of Talafo’ou and Mafua Kiokata of Nukunuku when they received two new wheelchairs and commodes that would make life a lot easier and mobile for them, following a tragic road accident that left the two sportsmen paralysed two years ago.
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Wednesday 5 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Rotary Club of Nuku’alofa raised over $5,000 pa’anga at its 8th Annual Children’s Fun Fair on Saturday April 24 at the Mala ‘e Akoteu, Kolomotu’a.
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Tuesday 4 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nine young Tongans who joined the first regional Pasifika Youth Development and Community Course have received their certificates and a diploma at their graduation in Suva, Fiji on April 23.
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