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Monday 22 July 2013
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
This problematic "school boys violence" is now a serious social problem. We can no longer treat these events with emotional feelings, and the old tired conclusions (peacemaking: fakamelino), which have not worked for over 50 years. - Sione Akemeihakau Mokofisi.
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Monday 22 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tonga College ex-student Taniela Halahuni (22) remains in a coma on a ventilator at Vaiola Hospital, after sustaining severe head injuries in an alleged student attack at a home in Tofoa on the night of Thursday, July 18.
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Friday 19 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tonga College student is now in a critical condition in Vaiola Hospital, after sustaining serious head injuries last night during an attack by a rival group of students who targeted a home where he stayed at Tofoa.
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Friday 19 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Student violence last night, that saw two boys admitted to Vaiola Hospital and the arrest of 147 boys, has forced the postponement of the finals of the Tongatapu Secondary School Rugby Tournament that were scheduled for today.
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Wednesday 10 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kalafitoni Latu, the Principal of Tonga College ‘Atele, apologized yesterday for the vicious beating of students by a prefect at the all boys school in a 2011 incident. The incident was captured on video and appeared on the internet last week.
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Tuesday 9 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Police are investigating evidence of a brutal beating of young male students by another male student, said to be a prefect, in a corporal punishment rite captured on a grainy video that was posted on the internet You-Tube last week and quickly spread to other webpages.
Friday 7 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga College is celebrating its 130th Anniversary in a four-day event that started on Thursday 6 December. King Tupou VI is expected to attend the commemoration service on Saturday 8 December at the 'Atele Indoor Stadium. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Wednesday 21 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
While fears are held for the safety of a missing 15 year old Tonga College student, Timote Kata, from Houma, who failed to return from a fishing trip at Te'ekiu on Monday evening, police remain hopeful of finding him alive as a search enters its second day along the Hihifo sand flats and mangrove coast.
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Wednesday 24 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga College, 'Atele, began celebrating its 125th anniversary this afternoon with a special laying of wreaths at the Royal Tombs Mala'ekula, in Nuku'alofa, by ex-students clad in their distinctive red and white school colours. Photos by Linny Folau
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Wednesday 24 August 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A wave of destruction is continuing in Tonga as a third vandalism incident was reported early this morning from Vava...’u High School where the monitors of up to a dozen computers were smashed by intruders.
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Monday 22 August 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fifteen Tonga College boys appeared in the Nuku'alofa Magistrate's Court this morning, August 22, facing charges relating to the damaging of Tonga College property valued at $40,000 pa‘anga.
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Tuesday 2 November 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga College marked its 122nd birthday with a week of celebrations and the opening by the Princess Regent, Princess Pilolevu Tuita, of the $1.1 million pa‘anga Lopaukamea complex at Manamo‘ui on October 30.
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Friday 16 April 2004
Nuku'‘alofa, Tonga
Two former school prefects received six months jail sentences, while 161 other school boys received suspended sentences and fines for their part in a night attack on a rival school, Tonga College, in 2002 that caused over $490,000 damage to property.
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Saturday 30 August 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Tonga imports $6 million worth of vegetables annually to meet demand, a surprising amount for a country with an annual trade deficit of about $90 million, which has its main export strength in agricultural produce. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 2, August 2003.
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