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Friday 27 January 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Paula Pouvalu Ma'u is the new Chief Secretary and Secretary to Cabinet at the Prime Minister’s Office effective on Friday, 27 January.
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Thursday 28 July 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s last repatriation flight arrived today with over 300 passengers, before Tonga's international border opens on 1 August with zero MIQ.
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Friday 15 July 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Government has today handed back bookings to airlines and travel agents "Starting tomorrow, services will be provided commercially by airlines and travel agents," said MEIDECC CEO, Paula Ma’u. Tonga is moving toward an incremental border re-opening, with zero MIQ for incoming passengers starting in August.
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Wednesday 6 July 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is looking for an incremental border re-opening in August, said MEIDECC CEO Paula Ma’u today, and the good news is that the government may hand back incoming bookings to the airlines from mid-July.
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Wednesday 22 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three repatriation flights from Australia, New Zealand and Fiji are expected to arrive in Tonga on June 29 and 30 with more than 500 passengers.
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Tuesday 21 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The storage and disposal of refrigerants at the Customs area is a concern for Tonga's National Ozone Unit, while more research is needed on the control of methyl bromide by the Quarantine Division. These concerns were raised at a meeting, held to oversee Tonga's obligations to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, on 15 June in Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 7 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four repatriation flights are being planned to arrive in Tonga on April 28 and 30. While, a flight from Australia today took more seasonal workers.
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Thursday 25 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 100 seasonal workers left Tonga on a chartered flight for Australia this afternoon, February 25. Tonga has since last year been sending seasonal workers to Australia, despite the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and border closures.
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Monday 8 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
All 114 passengers repatriated from New Zealand and Fiji on February 4 have tested negative. However, from this flight onwards, arriving passengers will be quarantined for 21-days at the managed facilities, with no further home isolation required.
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Thursday 4 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ninety-eight passengers were repatriated on an Air New Zealand flight from Auckland this afternoon, confirmed MEIDECC CEO Paula Ma'u today.
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Monday 18 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 238 passengers who were repatriated from New Zealand and Samoa on January 14 are negative for CoViD-19 in their first testing.
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Wednesday 23 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 129 repatriates from Auckland have tested negative for CoViD-19 and were released from quarantine this afternoon.
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Monday 21 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ninety people, including 73 repatriates and health staff in-quarantine at the Makeke Camp on Friday were relocated to the Kupesi Hotel at Fua'amotu as a precaution, while Tropical Cyclone Yasa was approaching Tongan waters, MEIDECC CEO Paula Ma’u said today. Apart from minor crop damage, Tonga remained unscathed by TC Yasa.
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Wednesday 2 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two flights arriving in Tonga today repatriated around 56 passengers from Nadi, Fiji. Seven more passengers arrived from Tarawa, Kiribati, with the repatriation of a deceased person. A third flight arrived today from Tahiti for a fuel stop.
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Friday 31 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A second repatriation flight from New Zealand will bring 150 passengers from New Zealand on Tuesday, August 4. Half of the passengers are expected to be seasonal workers.
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Wednesday 17 June 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 50 passengers to board the first repatriation flight from Auckland to Tonga will probably be selected next week, confirmed MEIDECC CEO, Paula Ma’u today, 17 June. “If that goes well, it depends on health and their analysis on whether we will increase the number and even the flights.” Otherwise at that rate, with about 7,000 Tongans overseas who want to return to Tonga, it might take years to repatriate everyone and quarantine will be costly. By Eleanor Gee.
Sunday 8 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's national treasure the Fanga’uta Lagoon Catchment, home to 64 per cent of the population of Tongatapu, is seriously polluted and remains unhealthy because of long-term mismanagement, neglect and blatant disregard of laws that were designed to protect it. Although a healthy lagoon is able to clean itself, Fanga‘uta Lagoon is receiving levels of pollutants that far exceed what it can assimilate.
Friday 8 March 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-four people involved in managing climate resilience projects have completed a certification in Project Management Practice at the USP Tonga Campus, organized by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its USD$24 million regional Climate Ready Project.
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Tuesday 21 November 2017

Bonn, Germany
Tonga at COP23 last week in Bonn, Germany, called for the establishment of Climate Change as a core security issue and stressed the need for Small Island Developing States such as Tonga, to build resilience, warning that inaction "will ultimately result in our disappearance as a people and a culture".
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Monday 9 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s high speed internet will be on show during a Pacific Islands Chapter of the Internet Society (PICISOC) Conference, PacINET to be held on September 9-13 in Nuku’alofa.
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