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Wednesday 11 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A repatriation flight from Brisbane, Australia due to arrive in Tonga on 25 August has now been postponed to 25 September due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Meanwhile, quarantine free travel to New Zealand from Tonga is being considered.
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Monday 2 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 152 passengers repatriated from Auckland to Tonga on July 28 have tested negative for COVID-19, on their first test.
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Wednesday 5 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A repatriation flight with 242 passengers arrived in Tonga this afternoon from Auckland, New Zealand, confirmed MEIDECC CEO Paula Ma'u.
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Friday 29 January 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 238 passengers repatriated from New Zealand and Samoa on January 14 tested negative for CoViD-19 in their second and final tests yesterday, confirmed Tonga's Chief Medical Officer (Public Health) Dr Reynold 'Ofanoa.
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Friday 30 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A repatriation flight to Tonga from Auckland, New Zealand with 172 passengers arrived at Fua’amotu International Airport this afternoon, 30 October.
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Wednesday 23 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga can cater for a maximum of only 246 repatriated passengers at one time, the Ministry of Health CEO Dr Siale ‘Akau’ola said today. This means that repatriating over 3,000 people currently registered on the government's repatriation list will be a slow, drawn-out process. By Eleanor Gee.
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Monday 7 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-six passengers repatriated from the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu on Saturday, 5 September, tested negative for CoViD-19 confirmed Ministry of Health CEO, Dr Siale ‘Akau’ola today.
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Tuesday 1 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two repatriation flights are scheduled to arrive at Fua’amotu International Airport tomorrow, Wednesday, from Fiji and Kiribati confirmed Ministry of Health CEO, Dr Siale ‘Akau’ola. Tonga Police and military will cordon off the restricted areas from noon on September 2 until midnight on September 18.
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Friday 28 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A repatriation flight from Fiji that was scheduled for Saturday, 29 August, has been deferred to next Wednesday, Ministry of Health CEO Dr Siale 'Akau'ola, confirmed last night. Meanwhile, a Hawkes Bay fruit grower has called Tonga's failure to repatriate its vulnerable young men and seasonal workers, who are left stranded in New Zealand, as “unconscionable” (shockingly unfair or unjust) .
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Wednesday 5 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dr Fotu Fisi’iahi, CEO for the Ministry of Internal Affairs was pleased to finally return to Tonga on yesterday’s repatriation flight, after being stranded in New Zealand since March 23.
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