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Monday 24 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A blaze engulfed two houses situated in one property at Patangata as firefighters fought to put it out on a windy afternoon, today June 24.
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Wednesday 21 February 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Much needed food supplies were today distributed to impoverished families in Popua, who were left living under tin sheds or damaged houses by Tropical Cyclone Gita last week.
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Friday 16 February 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fisherman, Latu Kamisese (60s) who lost his house at Patangata during Tropical Cyclone Gita is appealing for food donations to help sustain his family for now until he can get back to making his living from the sea.
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Friday 16 February 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Widow, 'Oto’ota Tapa’atoutai of Patangata is thankful to be alive with her family, and despite the cruel reality that Tropical Cyclone Gita demolished her small house on Monday February 12, she talked with a smile today as her family picked up the pieces of their life in one of the most vulnerable areas of Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 8 September 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are waiting for a post mortem report on the death of Kevini Maka (22) to determine whether there are any suspicious circumstances. The decease's body was recovered from a waterway next to Popua Park in Tongatapu on Tuesday, September 5.
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Wednesday 7 June 2017
Berkeley-California, USA
A distinguished academic, Patrick V. Kirch, Chancellor's Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, who specializes in the ancient Pacific, urged Tonga's Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva to protect the Va'epopua Sia Heu Lupe mound complex from desecration two years ago. "These archaeological sites are a priceless legacy of the ancient Tongan past and deserve to be protected for future generations to appreciate," he says.
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Monday 13 March 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An inquest has confirmed that a fisherman from Patangata, Sioeli Tu'akalau (72) died from drowning on March 7.
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Thursday 9 March 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 72-year-old man was found dead floating at sea in Patangata, Tongatapu on Tuesday night, March 7 after he left home to go diving.
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Monday 7 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police reported two accidental deaths on Saturday, 5 September that included a diver who died from decompression while diving in Tongatapu, and a man who fell from a van.
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Thursday 14 May 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A search and rescue operation is underway for a 63-year-old fisherman from Nukunuku who is missing after heading out to Malinoa Island on Monday, 11 May.
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Thursday 15 November 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Christmas came early to the settlement of Patangata in eastern Nuku'alofa when the 80 families there received four new fishing boats and 35 plastic rainwater tanks presented by the Australian Government on November 13.
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Saturday 30 June 2001

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The settlement of Patangata in eastern Nuku‘alofa, right next to Tukutonga, the capital’s rubbish dump, has long been an example of urbanisation gone wrong, because of its unkempt and makeshift dwellings. From Matangi Tonga Magazine, Vol. 16, no. 1, June 2001.
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