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Monday 27 February 2017
Auckland, New Zealand
A 2016 report published by New Zealand Statistics, has revealed that Tongans have the lowest home ownership in New Zealand compared to other Pacific Islander groups, Europeans and Maori. Home ownership rates among Asians and other groups were not compared in the report.
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Thursday 29 December 2016
Auckland, New Zealand
Father of six, Joseph Finau, is becoming a role model for obese Pacific Islanders after losing an incredible 100 kilos in two years. Finau who lives in South Auckland, New Zealand, weighed 220kg in 2014.
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Tuesday 14 June 2016
Beijing, China
In 2015 there were 151 Tongan nationals studying in the People’s Republic of China according to the country’s Department of North American & Oceanian Affairs. Of the 151 students in China, 99 were scholarship students.
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Thursday 8 May 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Samoan Gridiron Superstar Troy Polamalu and Fijian rugby legend Nicky Little have made strong statements about the importance of education.
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Tuesday 24 December 2013
Brisbane, Australia
The Inaugural “South Pacific Islands Christmas in the Park 2013” on Saturday December 14 in Brisbane, Australia, brought a South Pacific twist to a community Christmas celebration with dances and prayers. Matangi Tonga Online reader, Sulieni Layt shares photos of the event that has won three-year funding support from the Brisbane City Council's community festivals program. [Matangi Tonga Online readers: Please send us your photos of the festive season, from wherever you are around the world- Editor]
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Tuesday 5 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 32nd Pacific Islands Law Officers Network (PILON) meeting opened today November 5 in Nuku'alofa at the Fa'onelua Convention Centre.
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Monday 14 June 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tongan drama graduate Anthony Taufa (27) is making a name for himself in Australia as a Shakespearean actor, playing the lead role of Othello, the Moor of Venice in a production by The Kingsmen currently running in Melbourne.
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Tuesday 20 October 2009
Auckland, New Zealand
On the Tongan watermelon dilemma, your correspondent Sione Mokofisi of the US posed: Isn't there something wrong with this picture? Short supply of watermelons in NZ; high prices at the marketplace; but there is excess supply in Tonga ready to be shipped. -Sefita Hao'uli
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Thursday 10 June 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A David and Goliath encounter, is how John Boe, the coach of the Islanders describes the coming international matches between the first combined Pacific Islanders rugby team, the Islanders, against the Wallabies, All Blacks and the Springboks in early July.
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