A Tongan fruitpicker died after being bitten by a venomous eastern brown snake on a farm near Dimbulah, west of Cairns, in September, and relatives want his body to be flown home to Tonga.
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Saturday 10 October 2020
Wednesday 10 June 2020
Auckland, New Zealand
Tongan seasonal workers grounded in Australia are making use of relaxed regulations in the country, finding new jobs with different farms and employers. By Finau Fonua.
Wednesday 1 March 2017
Nelson, New Zealand
Tongans living in the New Zealand town of Nelson have established a community trust to serve Tongans living in the area.
Monday 30 September 2013
Twenty-three Tongan graduates, including current fruit pickers under the Recognised Seasonal Employer Scheme to New Zealand, received their National Certificate in Horticulture during an inaugural graduation ceremony held last week, at the Tonga Maritime Polytechnic Institute compound in ‘Anana, Tonga. Photos by Linny Folau.