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Friday 14 January 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is lifting a restriction in order to allow repatriation of over 300 passengers from New Zealand and Vanuatu next week. Changes to repatriation protocols were outlined by the new Minister for Health, Hon Dr Saia Piukala this morning, 14 January, and include repatriating from countries with COVID-19 in the community.
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Thursday 6 January 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Around 83% of eligible population in Tonga have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 up to January 6, the Ministry of Health confirmed today. (This represents about 60% of the total population.)
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Thursday 9 December 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Repatriation flights to Tonga from Australia, Vanuatu, Fiji (for stranded passengers), and possibly Samoa have been confirmed tentatively for January 18 next year, MEIDECC CEO Paula Ma'u told Matangi Tonga this afternoon. A repatriation flight from New Zealand that was scheduled for January 11 has been delayed and confirmed tentatively for January 20.
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Tuesday 14 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Repatriation flights due to arrive from Australia and New Zealand this month have been deferred due to COVID-19, confirmed MEIDECC CEO Paula Ma’u today.
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Friday 23 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A repatriation flight that was being discussed to come from Brisbane, Australia has been suspended until further notice, said MEIDECC CEO Paula Ma'u today.
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Friday 16 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A repatriation flight from Auckland will arrive in Tonga on July 28. While, other flights from Brisbane in Australia, Vanuatu and Pagopago have not been confirmed.
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Monday 21 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three repatriation flights are on schedule to arrive in Tonga this month, including a chartered flight from Vanuatu on June 22 to take seasonal workers to Australia.
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Wednesday 9 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 248 passengers repatriated from New Zealand and Australia on 2 and 3 June respectively, tested negative for COVID-19, confirmed Ministry of Health CEO, Dr Siale ‘Akau’ola.
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Wednesday 12 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two repatriation flights are planned for June from Auckland, New Zealand, and Brisbane, Australia, confirmed MEIDECC CEO Paula Ma’u today.
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Wednesday 28 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has postponed the repatriation flight from Fiji, which was due to arrive in Tonga next week, confirmed MEIDECC CEO Paula Ma'u today, as Fiji has closed its major towns, due to the local transmission in Fiji of the COVID-19 Indian variant.
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Wednesday 21 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The repatriation flights from Fiji, Pagopago and New Zealand that were scheduled to arrive in Tonga on April 28-30, have been delayed to the first week of May.
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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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Tuesday 23 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three repatriation flights to Tonga are now expected to arrive on March 31 and April 1. The flights will be from Auckland, Brisbane and Fiji.
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Friday 19 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Repatriation flights from New Zealand, Australia, and Fiji are expected arrive in Tonga on 31 March, confirmed MEIDECC CEO Paula Ma’u this morning.
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Wednesday 3 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Repatriation flights from Australia and Fiji arrived this afternoon with 167 passengers, confirmed Deputy Police Commissioner ‘Atunaisa Taumoepeau.
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Tuesday 2 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dates for repatriation flights to Tonga have been scheduled for the remainder of 2021, confirmed MEIDECC CEO Paula Ma’u today.
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Wednesday 17 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Repatriation flights are scheduled to arrive in Tonga on March 3, from New Zealand, Australia and Fiji.
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Wednesday 6 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two repatriation flights with 280 passengers are planned to arrive in Tonga on 14 January, from Auckland, New Zealand, and Samoa.
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Saturday 12 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 129 passengers repatriated from New Zealand on 9 December have tested negative for CoViD-19 in their first round of testing, confirmed Chief Medical Officer (Public Health) Dr Reynold 'Ofanoa on December 11.
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Thursday 10 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
One hundred and fifty-seven repatriates arrived at Fua’amotu International Airport from Nadi, Fiji, at 12:50pm today, 10 December, Tonga Police confirmed.
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