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Thursday 20 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The construction of a new Neiafu Vava’u Police Station started on June 17 to be completed before Christmas this year.
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Wednesday 16 November 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A community initiative by Tonga Police to strengthen its relationship with the local Asian community, brought a New Zealand Police Asian Liaison Officer to Tonga last week. NZ Inspector Kai Shao met long time residents and business people who expressed concerns over recent cases where Chinese people in Tonga have been targeted, injured and had a large amount of cash and property stolen.
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Monday 8 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A $2.5 million pa’anga contract for the renovation and extension of the Central Police station in Nuku’alofa was signed on Monday 8 August, and the work is expected to start later this month.
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Tuesday 26 January 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Police Development Program sponsored by the New Zealand and Australian Governments had made major contributions to building community safety, Police Commissioner Stephen Caldwell said at a farewell function for Supt. Siaosi Fanamanu a New Zealand Police advisor at Longolongo.
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Thursday 3 December 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI commissioned three new Tonga Police Search and Rescue boats today, Thursday 3 December at Tu’imatamoana Wharf in Ma’ufanga.
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Friday 17 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Stephen Parry, the President of the Australian Senate visited Tonga Police on 17 April as part of an official visit to observe Australian funded aid projects in Tonga.
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Tuesday 7 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Nuku’alofa Central Police station will be undergoing major renovation this year worth over $2 million pa’anga funded under a Tonga Police Development Program (TPDP).
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Thursday 12 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Australian Government has committed AUD$1,191,094 million to support the continuation of a Tonga Police Development Program (TPDP) for 2014-15.
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Tuesday 11 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Mu’a Community Police Station constructed at a cost of $976,353 pa'anga was opened by Prince Tungi on March 10 at Tatakamotonga.
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Monday 21 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A five-year Tonga Police Development Program, jointly funded by Australia, New Zealand and Tonga from 2008 has been extended for another three years.
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Saturday 5 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new CCTV system has been installed at the Nuku'alofa Central Police Station to ensure the safety of prisoners and staff, the result of a review conducted after the death of a New Zealand Police officer Kali Fungavaka who was fatally injured in custody in August 2012.
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Thursday 21 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
As the Tongan government struggles to reform the Tongan Police, the events of the past months have shattered the integrity of the force and are undermining a five year reform process that had aimed to restore public confidence and turn Tonga Police into the Pacific's leading Police service by 2013. Editor's comment.
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Thursday 25 October 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Police need to win back the trust and confidence of the public after the homicide death of Kali Fungavaka in Nuku'alofa had tarnished the Police's reputation both locally and internationally, the Prime Minister Lord Tu'ivakano told the 43rd Commissioned Officers two-day Annual Conference.
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Tuesday 28 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The events of the past week, with the parliament deferring its deliberation on a motion for a vote of no confidence for a month, and then the death of a New Zealand policeman in the care of the Tonga Police, has highlighted the social, economic and political problems that are engulfing Tonga at the moment. Editor's Comment by Pesi Fonua.
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Tuesday 14 August 2012
Pangai, Ha'apai
A Pangai Community Police Station in Ha'apai, renovated at a cost of over half a million pa'anga was officially opened by the Governor of Ha'apai, Lord Tu'iha'angana, on August 2.
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