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Monday 28 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kava Mone and Maikolo Mahe remain missing at sea in Foa, Ha'apai after they went fishing in a small aluminium boat on June 23. Searches over the weekend did not find anything.
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Friday 3 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five men were rescued by Police Search and Rescue in two separate calls for assistance in Tongatapu waters, due to engine failure.
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Sunday 11 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 50.8kg sailfish caught by Rehan Razak on the Hustle and Flow was the heaviest fish caught during a two-days fishing tournament, June 3-5 run by the Nuku’alofa Fishing Club.
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Friday 26 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six fishermen who had been missing at sea since Tuesday, 23 May, were rescued this morning after being spotted by US Coast Guard (USCG) C130 aircrew on their way back to Hawaii from New Zealand.
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Wednesday 8 February 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Vailele Taukitoku the owner of the FV Losemani Fo'ou and one of six Tongan fishermen who were rescued by the German cruise ship The Albatros south of Tonga on Saturday, February 4, is thankful for their rescue and his safe return home to Tonga last night, but he's very sad that he's lost his little boat, and his fishing livelihood. "If we were given the batteries we could have fixed our boat and returned home. The sea - how it was rough at that point -was normal to us," he said. By Linny Folau
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Tuesday 17 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four fishermen who were rescued on Friday night, 13 March after their boat’s engine failed some 54 nautical miles south of Tongatapu were today thankful to New Zealand’s Orion P-3 aircraft and Tongan Navy for the swift search and rescue operation.
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Monday 16 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four fishermen who activated a live beacon on Thursday night, 12 March after their boat’s engine failed 54 nautical miles south of Tongatapu, have been rescued by a Tongan Navy vessel, after an aerial search by a New Zealand Orion P-3 located their position.
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Monday 25 August 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three Tongan fishermen rescued on a reef in the Lau Group earlier this month are in Suva to be flown back to Tonga soon once their travel documents are finalized.
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