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Tuesday 28 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongatapu Royal Agriculture, Fisheries and Tourism Trade Show this year will be held a month earlier than usual, on Saturday, June 22, to be followed by the outer islands shows.
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Thursday 4 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new process of certification aimed to better facilitate arriving passengers into New Zealand travelling with specific food items in umu packs from Tonga, is expected to be implemented in November, after a Memorandum of Understanding was signed on October 4 in Nuku'alofa. CEO Ministry for Primary Industries (MPIE), Roger Smith said they found travellers from Tonga have been very compliant and trustworthy.
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Wednesday 25 July 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Winners of a cooking competition for student chefs from ‘Ahopanilolo Technical College, will be announced at Tongatapu’s Royal Agriculture, Fisheries and Tonga-Made Show on Saturday, July 28.
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Thursday 21 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 2018 Royal Agriculture, Fisheries, Tourism and Trade Show starts in Pangai, Ha’apai on Saturday, June 23 to be opened by King Tupou VI.
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Monday 9 April 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rotting boxes of meat were destroyed in Pangai, Ha’apai on Friday, April 6 after arriving in putrid unrefrigerated containers on the MV ‘Otuanga'ofa ferry from Tongatapu. Metuisela Falesiva, Head of the Food Division, said they were dismayed by the incident and warned that retailers need to ensure proper storage
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Friday 16 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An inspection shed for handicrafts of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Forest, Fisheries and PHAMA program was opened on Friday, June 16 to support people involved in the industry and increase exports.
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Thursday 1 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
As Tonga pushes for higher exports in agriculture produce, with the PACER Plus Agreement ready to be signed this month, the forecast for drier weather and the chance of another El Nino raises fresh concerns about water.
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Wednesday 28 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Many of the roadside vendors, who last year took over the waterfront side of Vuna Road, have moved their stalls to Siamelie, a temporary market area situated on the waterfront in Ma’ufanga.
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Thursday 16 October 2014
world food day

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Family farmers contribute to Tonga's food security and are central to the food systems of Tonga, but they must evolve over time, Gavin Wall, the FAO Sub-Regional Coordinator for the Pacific said on World Food Day 2014, today.
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Thursday 28 August 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Siutoni Tupou, Tonga's new Export Pathway Manager, today received a new vehicle, and equipment to help her maintain an important working relationship between Tonga's export farmers and the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Forests and Fisheries, assisted by the Australian-funded Pacific Horticulture and Agricultural Market Access Program (PHAMA).
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Friday 10 May 2013
Apia, Samoa
Development of community-based milkfish farming in Tonga will be given a boost through a project under the FAO Technical Cooperation Programme.
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Wednesday 4 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Those wishing to take Pacific style, hand woven or tapa cloth mats into New Zealand need to be taken to Tonga MAFFF for inspection and/or treatment before departure, as a Phytosanitary certificate will have to be issued by them to attest to the inspection and treatment they had carried out. – NZ High Commission.
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