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Tuesday 12 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lady Fusitu’a (Tania Laumanulupe Tupou) has started this week in her new appointment as Lord Chamberlain in Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 16 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI commissioned the Tongan Navy's new headquarters and VOEA Ngahau Koula patrol boat on October 16 at the Naval Masefield Base, Touliki. Australia's Rear Admiral Colin Lawrence said the arrival of the patrol boat marked a first step in a new era for Tonga’s maritime security.
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Wednesday 2 October 2019

Abu Dhabi, UAE
HM King Tupou VI visited the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, after opening Tonga’s new embassy on September 30. He also met Crown Prince, Sheikh Mohamed vin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
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Saturday 28 September 2019

New York, United States
HM King Tupou VI re-iterated the threat of climate change in a speech at the United Nations General Assembly Hall in New York on September 26. By Finau Fonua.
Monday 12 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Finding a quorum to enable the Tongan Parliament to proceed with its 2019 session has been an issue since it was scheduled to resume on 5 August. There is much work for the House to do. The Ministry of Education presented its annual reports from 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. From the House by Pesi Fonua
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Wednesday 17 July 2019

Ha‘apai, Tonga
King Tupou VI opened the Ha'apai Royal Agriculture, Fisheries, Tourism and Trade Show 2019 at Lea’aetohi grounds in Pangai, where an abundance of the island group’s seafood was displayed on July 16.
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Monday 8 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Dongguan Cultural Troupe of performers travelled from China to present a special Royal Performance in celebration of the 60th birthday of HM King Tupou VI in Nuku'alofa. Masterful face-changing by performer Fang Wenquiang captivated the audience in an exotic and colourful show. Photos by Pesi Fonua.
Thursday 4 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A massed military band marched through the Nuku'alofa Central Business District this morning, July 4 to mark King Tupou VI’s 60th birthday.
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Tuesday 2 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Australian missionary scholar, Rev. Dr Geoffrey Cummins, made a special presentation ‘Tubou I – the Making of a Nation’, at the Fa'onelua Convention Centre in Nuku'alofa last night.
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Monday 24 June 2019

Nuku'alofa. Tonga
At a formal ceremony in the Royal Palace, Nuku'alofa, this morning, four Australian members of an Orthopaedic Outreach surgical team were invested with the Royal Order of the Crown by HM King Tupou VI, for their ongoing charitable work in Tonga.
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Sunday 23 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI opened the Tongatapu Royal Agriculture, Fisheries, Tourism and Trade Show 2019 at the Fungamanamo'ui Showground, on Saturday 22 June 2019, and awarded trophies for the best displays. Thousands of visitors enjoyed a variety of colourful displays. Photos by Linny Folau and Mary Lyn Fonua
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Tuesday 18 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI will mark his 60th birthday on July 4, with various events during the week July 1-7, in a program announced at the Palace Office today.
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Monday 17 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The afternoon session of Tonga’s Legislative Assembly was adjourned last minute to allow Cabinet Ministers participate in Government's traditional presentation to King Tupou VI for his upcoming birthday and on the occasion of the Royal Agricultural Show, which the King will open on Saturday.
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Friday 7 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI awarded Service Medals to 248 Tonga Police recipients at the Police College parade ground, Longolongo on June 7. Five police officers were distinguished with a Commissioner's Gold Merit Award recognizing their acts of bravery. By Linny Folau.
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Thursday 30 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s state of democracy appeared to be advancing, but with regards to the state of Tonga’s economy, there is a lack of “vision”, King Tupou VI pointed out when he opened Tonga 2019-20 Parliamentary Session this morning, 30 May 2019.
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Wednesday 22 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A second tugboat for Tonga, the MV Olovaha, was launched this morning by HM King Tupou VI and HM Queen Nanasipau’u at the domestic wharf terminal in Nuku‘alofa. Costing $2.1 million pa’anga, the vessel was financed by the Ports Authority Tonga, with a 55% loan from the Bank of the South Pacific and 45% from its own funds.
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Saturday 27 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The MV Taka-i-Pomana, a 65.25m passenger and containerised vessel was launched by HM King Tupou VI at the Taufa‘ahau Tupou IV Domestic Wharf on Wednesday, 24 April 2019.
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Tuesday 9 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An urgent bill pushed by Cabinet last month – the National Spatial Planning And Management (Amendment) Bill 2019 – aims to replace the King’s authority in appointing the ‘Planning Tribunal’ which adjudicates appeals filed by applicants against decisions made by the National Spatial Planning Authority, a body that assesses and approves draft plans of land/development projects.
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Friday 5 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Crown Prince Haakon of Norway arrived on a chartered flight this afternoon, April 5 at Fua’amotu International Airport, and was greeted by Prince Ata, before going to the Royal Palace in Nuku'alofa for an audience with HM King Tupou VI.
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Thursday 28 March 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI, in a message for the closing of the Tonga Legislative Assembly's 2018-19 session today, said there was a lot of work to be done to develop our country. The king's short message, delivered by Lord Vaea, urged all Tongans to be prepared for the effects of climate change, and stressed that the work of Parliament and Government must be carried out in accordance with the Constitution and with dignity. The Prime Minister was absent from the closure.
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