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Monday 14 May 2018
Auckland, New Zealand
The New Zealand Government has announced a $714 million budget increase in its development assistance with the Pacific, a key focus on May 8.
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Tuesday 8 May 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The New Zealand High Commissioner Tiffany Babington presented a NZ$7 million grant contribution to Kilisitina Tuaimei'api, the Acting Chief Executive Officer for the Ministry of Finance and National Planning last week, 4 May.
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Friday 23 February 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Additional line mechanics have arrived in Tonga to assist Tonga Power with restoration works of electricity in Tongatapu.
Monday 18 December 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over 100 children ended their Malie Va'inga "Just Play" tournament with a parade through Nuku’alofa promoting an end to violence on Saturday, 16 December.
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Thursday 10 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand’s future development assistance to Tonga will be focused on energy, law and justice, education and skills development, and economic development, as an outcome of consultations completed in Tonga today, with New Zealand’s Deputy Secretary for International Development, Jonathan Kings and the Tonga Government. New Zealand anticipates investing approximately TOP$112 million (NZD$75 million) in development assistance to Tonga over the next three years.
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Tuesday 1 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New climate resilient buildings for twelve schools that have been rebuilt and refurbished in Ha’apai after being badly damaged by Tropical Cyclone Ian in 2014, were handed over to the Tonga government last week on 26 February.
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Tuesday 23 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Apart from loss of agricultural food crops, some damage to schools, Ngu Hospital and HMAF Camp Fangatongo, Vava‘u has emerged from Cyclone Winston’s two close passes without significant damage to major infrastructure, an official assessment survey has concluded. Australia delivered 400 mosquito nets in partnership with the Tonga Red Cross Society to help control the spread of Zika virus after the cyclone.
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Wednesday 4 June 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Visiting Tonga, New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key this morning pledged around $2 million assistance to upgrade Tonga’s Teufaiva Stadium for the 2019 Pacific Games. New Zealand has also committed another $5 million towards the reconstruction of schools in Ha’apai that were destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Ian.
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Thursday 27 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Creative Tongans are realizing that they can make a livelihood from handicrafts, after receiving training in cultural tourism awareness, says Sione Loseli who ran workshops in Vava‘u last week, under a Handicrafts and Cultural Tourism Support Program.
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Friday 14 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The New Zealand Government has committed $40,000 (NZD) to Tonga's Red Cross to purchase guttering kits for over 500 homes in Ha'apai for clean rainwater collection.
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Thursday 23 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand is providing a further $1.4 million to help Tonga recover from Tropical Cyclone Ian, Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully announced on January 22. The contribution will cover resources needed to reconnect power to villages including on smaller outer islands.
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Friday 17 January 2014
Wellington, New Zealand
A Royal New Zealand Air Force C-130 Hercules delivering relief supplies for Ha‘apai arrived at Fua‘amotu International Airport early this afternoon, following a request for assistance by the Tonga Government. Today’s commitment brings New Zealand’s support to Tonga since Tropical Cyclone Ian struck last week to $500,000 (NZD). Photos by Linny Folau.
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Thursday 18 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four young entrepreneurs have won $1,900 seed capital for building their business plan, in a competition for business investment capital.
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Thursday 14 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Increased opportunites for Tongan migrant workers and lower fees for students going to New Zealand and Australia, along with other development assistance goals, are among key advantages being sought by Tonga in its PACER Plus free trade negotiations.
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Wednesday 6 February 2013
Suva, Fiji
Multi-million grants from Australia and New Zealand were handed over to the Vice-Chancellor and President of the USP, Professor Rajesh Chandra at the Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture and Pacific Studies, Suva on 30 January.
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Thursday 6 September 2012
Tatakamotonga, Tonga
Tatakamotonga celebrated the opening of the Mata'aho Hall Women's Training Centre at on Wednesday September 5, after renovations were completed and training equipment provided in a joint collaboration between the Governments of Japan and New Zealand. Photos by Linny Folau and Mary Lyn Fonua.
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Friday 15 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A project to reduce the cost of sending remittances from New Zealand and Australia to Tonga and seven other Pacific islands is succeeding, Kim Hailwood and Jonathan Capal of Developing Markets Associates Ltd, said in Tonga on Wednesday, June 13.
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Tuesday 6 December 2011
Wellington, New Zealand
An independent audit has found that poor record keeping was behind the alleged misuse by the Tongan government of a New Zealand grant, and there was no evidence of fraud, according to a statement from New Zealand Foreign Affairs.
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Sunday 13 November 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The construction of a $12 million Solar Farm on Tongatapu, began with an official groundbreaking ceremony at the Popua Power Station on Thursday, 10 November.
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Thursday 15 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new 'Ohonua Community Police Station in 'Eua constructed at a cost of $1.1 million pa'anga was opened on September 14, the second to be built under the Tonga Police Development Program.
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