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Monday 8 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dr Tu’i Uata, the Minister of Trade and Economic Development is facing charges of neglecting to obey and refusal to obey the Port Master’s direction in regards to the mooring of two vessels, MV Pulupaki and MV Punalei.
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Thursday 27 May 2004
Sydney, Australia
I read an article in the Matangi Tonga Online of 27 May 2004, and was overwhelmed and proud to be Tongan but also because my mother's family comes from Hihifo-Pangai, Haapai when I read about the heroic efforts of the people of Pangai, going to the rescue the 450 passengers stranded at Hakauloa Reef on the ferry MV Pulupaki in the early hours of 26 May 2004. -Andrew Fifita J.P.
Thursday 27 May 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The people of Pangai who went out to sea in their boats in the dark and worked all night to rescue about 450 passengers from Tonga's grounded inter-island ferry MV Pulupaki yesterday deserve the highest praise, says one grateful passenger who finally reached her destination safely.
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Wednesday 26 May 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
About 450 people were rescued in small boats, after Tonga's inter-island ferry ran aground on the Hakauloa reef in the early hours of Wednesday morning, about a mile outside the Pangai Harbour in the Ha'apai group.
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