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Tuesday 15 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Booming thunder over Nuku'alofa this afternoon is raising people's anxiety and scaring animals, especially dogs who are running for cover, as it reminds them of the volcanic explosions of January 15, when Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai erupted, bringing devastating tsunamis to nearby coastlines in Tonga. By Linny Folau.
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Monday 14 March 2022
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga.
King Tupou VI has consented to relocate people from his estates who were affected by the volcanic eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai and tsunamis. Among the worst hit areas in the catastrophe on Jan. 15, were the royal estates of Kanokupolu (Tongatapu) and Mango Island, (Ha’apai).
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Monday 14 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A High Court of New Zealand judgment against a former Governor of Vava'u, Lord Fulivai and his wife Lady Helen Fulivai to pay NZD$253,370 to a creditor has been registered with the Supreme Court of Tonga, under a ruling on March 8 by Lord Chief Justice Whitten.
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Monday 14 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonnes of plastic water bottles have been coming into Tonga through aid supplies since the Hunga Tonga- Hunga Ha’apai Volcanic eruption and tsunami devastated coastlines in January. Volunteers have been collecting bottles and plastic waste from over 1,500 households in Tongatapu, which can be compacted in two balers that were donated by the Australian Government, supporting the activities of a local 'No Pelesitiki' campaign.
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Sunday 13 March 2022
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Nuku'alofa
Tonga's Prime Minister, Hon. Hu'akavameiliku, has gone into home isolation after he tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, with the Prime Minister's Office stating that, “his symptoms are mild”.
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Friday 11 March 2022
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
COVID-19 positive active cases are more than doubling every week in Tonga, reaching 940 active cases today. A fortnight ago there were 176 active cases, and last week 411 active cases. The current COVID-19 restrictions in Tonga continue for another week. There has been a second death of a COVID positive case with a pre-existing medical condition.
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Friday 11 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 145 people were repatriated from Fiji and Vanuatu, arriving in Tonga on March 10.
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Friday 11 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Form 6 and 7 students in Vava’u and Tongatapu will return to school on Wednesday, March 16. Since the end of 2021 most students have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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Friday 11 March 2022
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Royal Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) HMS SPEY has returned Tonga, this time to assist in patrolling Tonga’s Exclusive Economic Zone against illegal fishing.
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Friday 11 March 2022
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two fire trucks and firefighting equipment were presented to the Tonga Fire and Emergency Services donated by the South Australian Metropolitan Fire Services. The Prime Minister thanked the Australian fire departments, who had provided most of the equipment for Tonga over the last 15 years.
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Thursday 10 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Small boats donated by New Zealand billionaire Graeme Hart and Tongan Olympian Pita Taufatofua Jr were presented to representatives of some of the tsunami affected communities on March 9 at Vuna Wharf, Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 10 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Households in tsunami damaged Kanokupolu village, have received a donation of 55 rubbish bins valued at $16,000, from the Talitha Project, to help in the clean-up operations.
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Thursday 10 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There will be no more national examinations for Form 5 students in Tonga starting from this year, confirmed Prime Minister Hon H’uakavameiliku (Siaosi Sovaleni) at a press conference yesterday, 9 March.
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Thursday 10 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Timote ‘Aho’atu (44) was sentenced to two-years nine-months imprisonment for causing grievous bodily harm to Siaosi Na'a, whom he shot with a pistol in 2021. The judge said the law required the accused to complain to the police if he felt that the victim had unfairly and unlawfully done him wrong. "That law stops you and prohibits you from punishing or killing that person who has wronged you.”
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Wednesday 9 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand will contribute $9 million pa’anga to support the improvement of water supply and sanitation for Tonga's most vulnerable households, in a project to deliver 1500 watertanks and 400 latrines.
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Wednesday 9 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fiji Water valued at FJD$40,503 for communities severely affected by the volcanic eruption and tsunamis was donated by the Fiji Water Co. and Neptune Pacific Direct through their agent Transam Tonga Ltd.
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Wednesday 9 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 203 people were repatriated from Australia and New Zealand, arriving in Tonga yesterday, March 8.
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Wednesday 9 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A donation of FJD$38,000 from the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat and Pacific Island countries towards Tonga’s recovery efforts from the volcanic eruption and tsunamis, was received on March 8.
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Wednesday 9 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 51-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his twin sister, whom he allegedly stabbed in Falaleu, Vava'u on Saturday, March 5.
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Tuesday 8 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The disaster stricken island of Nomuka on March 5 received a visit from the Prime Minister Hon. Hu'akavameiliku, who was flown to the island on a Australian Defence Force Chinook helicopter with Australia's High Commissioner, HE Rachael Moore.
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