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Tuesday 6 August 2013
Auckland, New Zealand
A new Tongan Early Childhood Playgroup and Training Centre has opened at Mt Roskill in Auckland, and named ‘Muniao ‘o e ‘Ofa’ or Net of Love by Hon. Lupepau’u Tuita on August 1.
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Friday 26 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan graduates, including over 40 students who received their Masters of Business Administration, celebrated their graduation from the University of the South Pacific Tonga Campus, today Friday, July 26, when HM King Tupou VI was installed as the 20th Chancellor of the University.
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Thursday 18 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Australian Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) NSW branch is assisting Tonga in its fight against diabetes.
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Friday 12 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ten Tongan police officers have completed short-term professional development training and on the job attachments in New Zealand, under a Tonga Police Development Program.
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Thursday 4 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Celebrating the 66th anniversary of Tonga High School, ex-students marched through Nuku'alofa today, joining with the Heilala Festival floats and the King's Birthday brass bands in a colourful parade. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Thursday 20 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tupou High School is celebrating its Golden Jubilee in a three-day event that has attracted hundreds of ex-students from overseas. The celebration for the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga school began today, Thursday 20 June, with an ex-students march led by the Patron Princess Pilolevu Tuita in central Nuku'alofa. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Wednesday 12 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ten days of medical and civic assistance to Tonga under the Pacific Partnership Mission began on Tongatapu today, June 12 with the arrival of the USS Pearl Harbor bringing military personnel and civilians, including doctors and veterinarians.
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Wednesday 12 June 2013
Canberra, Australia
The Pacific Patrol Boat Training program that includes Tonga will run for a minimum of four years after the Australian Maritime College Search won a $10 million Commonwealth contract to continue the program, with an option for extension.
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Tuesday 7 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-two schools in Tonga will participate in the annual “Youth in Business Challenge” to win prizes that include a fully-paid five day trip to New Zealand and a $3000 pa'anga investment.
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Wednesday 24 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Australian Government has given the Tongan Government a generous $8.7 million pa’anga boost to support salaries and service delivery in the health and education sectors.
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Tuesday 2 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Training Tongan law enforcement officers how to detect concealed drugs, particularly methamphetamine, was the aim of a Drug Identification Course held at the Tonga Defence Services headquarters on March 26-27.
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Wednesday 13 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thousands of Polynesian high school students in New Zealand have flocked to the Manukau Sports Bowl in South Auckland today to perform traditional dances in the opening day of the annual “Polyfest” competition.
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Friday 1 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongatapu's Mata'aho Kindergarten received a gift of 48 desks and chairs on Monday, February 25 in Nuku'alofa, donated by Ezi World Cargo.
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Wednesday 6 February 2013
Suva, Fiji
Multi-million grants from Australia and New Zealand were handed over to the Vice-Chancellor and President of the USP, Professor Rajesh Chandra at the Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture and Pacific Studies, Suva on 30 January.
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Friday 7 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga College is celebrating its 130th Anniversary in a four-day event that started on Thursday 6 December. King Tupou VI is expected to attend the commemoration service on Saturday 8 December at the 'Atele Indoor Stadium. Photos by Linny Folau.
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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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Wednesday 5 December 2012
Melbourne, Australia
An Australian medical research scientist, Dr Tu’uhevaha Kaitu’u-Lino, has been recognised for her work in women's health and recently chosen as a Victorian Tall Poppy, an award for excellence in scientific research and communication.
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Monday 29 October 2012
Neiafu, Vava'u
More than 150 women in Vava'u underwent free testing for breast cancer and one woman who was detected with a lump was referred to hospital, during the first Breast Cancer Awareness program launched on October 26-27, in Tonga's outer islands.
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Wednesday 24 October 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australian National Rugby League players are visiting Tonga together with the Australian Federal Police to conduct a three-day Cyber Safety Pasifika program, aimed to educate and raise public awareness among the community, particularly school children, on the risks and danger involving the internet.
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Thursday 4 October 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Minister of Education in parliament is calling for 'Akilisi Pohiva to apologise to the New Zealand Government, to herself and to the Tongan people for making misleading and unfounded allegations about the donor funding received by the Ministry of Education. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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