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Friday 26 May 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The grieving family of Oscar Taione (31,) a fireman recruit who collapsed during a training run at Pelehake and died a week ago on May 19, said today they still don't fully understand what happened to him and they have not set a funeral date, because his body has not been released to them.
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Wednesday 24 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Oscar Taione (31) a fireman recruit died on Friday morning, May 19 after collapsing during a training run at Pelehake. A post mortem is expected to be held sometime this week to determine the cause of death.
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Tuesday 25 April 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man who was missing at sea since Saturday was located by the RNZAF Orion aircraft at around 3:00pm today, Tupouniua Veamatahau from Holonga was spotted waving from a life raft, floating 13km South East of 'Eua island.
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Friday 23 December 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Christmas cheer is being spread around Nuku’alofa this week with bands performing at various venues in Nuku’alofa, despite the hot weather.
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Monday 25 July 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Training for Tonga Police, Defence and airport staff aiming to better coordinate their responses in major operations - whether natural disasters or man-made emergencies - was held from July 20-21, at Police headquarters in Longolongo.
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Thursday 30 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI will mark his 57th birthday on Monday, 4 July a public holiday in Tonga.
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Monday 30 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An allied effort to combat potential drug trafficking in the South Pacific brought together 10 Tongan and American agencies in Nuku'alofa to exchange the latest information on drug identification as part of the Nevada National Guard / Kingdom of Tonga State Partnership Program between May 9-13.
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Friday 11 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tongan Taskforce Group is assisting disaster relief efforts at Vanua Balavu and the surrounding islands on the northern Lau Group including delivering water supplies, following the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Winston, last month.
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Monday 30 November 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A judgement over the legitimacy of the succession by Lord Fielakepa to the hereditary title Fielakepa will be delivered on Friday, 4 December after he was challenged in a land case brought by his nephew, Tupou Tongaliuaki Aleamotu’a, at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court.
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Monday 9 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Remembrance Sunday Service to remember the Tongan soldiers who served and fell on the battlefields of the First and the Second World Wars, was held yesterday, 8 November, at a new location at the front of the National Flag Station, Mala’e Pangai. Photos by Pesi Fonua
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Friday 4 September 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tafakula, a multi-national military exercise is being held in Tongatapu from Thursday August 27 to Saturday 11 September.
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Wednesday 2 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A $5 million landing craft Voea Late for His Majesty’s Armed Force being built under Australia’s Pacific Patrol Boat program, was showcased in Newcastle this week.
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Tuesday 5 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Vendemiaire, a surveillance frigate of the French Navy is in Nuku'alofa this week on a goodwill visit and to conduct joint training exercises with the Tonga Navy.
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Wednesday 13 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Defence Services is now known as "His Majesty’s Armed Forces" and the Commander of the Tonga Defence Services renamed as "Chief of the Defence Staff".
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Friday 13 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Defence Services will be renamed, after parliament voted 10-7 in favour of "His Majesty's Armed Forces" or "HMAF" and amended the Tonga Defence Services Act on Tuesday 12 September. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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