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Monday 16 June 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An abandoned wooden building next to the Emerald Restaurant on Vuna Road in Nuku'alofa went up in flames this afternoon. Photos by Caroline Manu.
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Monday 17 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The MS Queen Victoria cruise ship docked at Vuna Wharf in Nuku’alofa today, bringing over 2700 passengers and crew.
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Friday 24 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A strong 7.4Mw tremor rattled Nuku'alofa before dawn for over a minute starting at 6:19am. Two aftershocks, including 6.6Mw were felt in Nuku'alofa after 10:00am. The first 7.4Mw earthquake was centred south of Fiji and Tonga at a depth of about 170km-208km in an area of the Tonga-Kermadec arc that has frequent moderate to large deep earthquakes. The deep earthquakes are generally less hazardous than shallow earthquakes.
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Monday 4 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Heavy rainfall that lashed Nuku'alofa throughout the day caused widespread flooding in the capital Nuku'alofa, forcing schools and some businesses to close.
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Monday 10 September 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The reconstruction of the Nuku'alofa CBD along with the formation of a Nuku'alofa Town Council was intended to play a key part in the economic and political development of Tonga, according to a former Prime Minister, Lord Sevele.
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Thursday 1 March 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The opening date for the new Vuna Wharf, reconstructed at a cost of $30 million and scheduled for early 2012, remains uncertain, with work still to be done around the wharf site before it can open for business. Mosese Lavemai, the CEO of the Nuku'alofa Port Authority, said on February 1, that although the reconstruction of the actual wharf was completed ahead of schedule in December 2011, additional work needed to be completed around the wharf before a date is set for an opening.
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Wednesday 29 February 2012
Molisi City Central, Nuku'alofa

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Nuku'alofa Central Business District CBD is like a town that is getting ready for a party, new buildings, new roads, new car park, and even a new wharf, and all that we are waiting for now are for the guests to arrive. Six years after riots destroyed the heart of Nuku'alofa on November 16, 2006, the reconstruction work funded by an TOP$118 million loan from China is expected to be completed by March 31 this year.
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Thursday 7 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's capital Nuku'alofa had a sleepy day today with government schools and the central market closed and few people returning to work, following this morning's tsunami alert and warning for Tonga.
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Thursday 18 January 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hope for the reconstruction of the Nuku'alofa Central Business District was given a boost this morning when the Prime Minister, Hon. Dr Feleti Sevele, told a meeting of displaced business people that materials for the reconstruction of the CBD would be exempted from certain taxes, and that all government leases in the area will be renewed for 99 years.
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