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Friday 23 March 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australia's Foreign Affairs Minister Hon Julie Bishop visited Tonga today and announced that her Government would contribute AUD$10.5 million towards Tonga's recovery from Cyclone Gita.
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Thursday 22 March 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man is in Vaiola Hospital after he was shot in the chest at Fo’ui on Tuesday, March 20. The man claims he accidentally shot himself while cleaning a .22 rifle.
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Wednesday 21 March 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Siotasia Malolo is Tonga’s first and only female surveyor, the Ministry of Lands and Resources revealed yesterday. The 23-year-old began working for the Ministry after she graduated from the University of Technology in Papua New Guinea in 2015.
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Wednesday 21 March 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 24-year-old woman was found dead at a home in Pahu on Tuesday morning, March 20.
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Wednesday 21 March 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 51-year-old man is in hospital at Pangai, Ha'apai after a man allegedly stabbed him on the head with a knife, during a fight on Tuesday afternoon, March 20.
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Tuesday 20 March 2018

Auckland, New Zealand
Tonga’s Growers Council are looking for more sustained opportunities to market their food especially root crops, while attending a Pacific Trade Invest New Zealand’s Pasifika Market in Auckland this week.
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Tuesday 20 March 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The night curfew for the Central Business District was extended on March 19 to April 2 as Tonga remains under a State of Emergency after Tropical Cyclone Gita.
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Tuesday 20 March 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six local Tongan law practitioners received mediation training last week from Tonga’s Lord Chief Justice Owen Paulsen and from one of New Zealand’s leading mediators John Hardie. They were trained to assist people in resolving disputes quickly and inexpensively, rather than having cases go unnecessarily to court.
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Monday 19 March 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 38-year-old woman from Ma'ufanga drowned at Keleti Beach, Veitongo on Saturday afternoon, March 17.
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Monday 19 March 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 61-year-old woman, a Chinese national is in critical condition at Vaiola Hospital, after she was hit on the head with a rock by two teenage boys at her shop in Lapaha on Sunday night, March 18.
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Monday 19 March 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Grant Aid of around USD$304,000 was committed by the Government of Japan on March 15 to upgrade schools and water supply in Tongatapu.
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Saturday 17 March 2018

Auckland, New Zealand
Around 1,500 players representing 10 Pacific Island nations, including Tonga, and at least 10,000 spectators, turned up to the first ever Oceania Junior Tag Football Tournament held at Ngati Otara Park in New Zealand last weekend, 9 to 11 March.
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Friday 16 March 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Shoppers are warned to pay extra attention when buying goods as they may be damaged, expired or defective following Tropical Cyclone Gita says Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading. World Consumer Rights Day was marked on 15 March, with the theme “Be a more Cautious Shopper”.
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Friday 16 March 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 49-year-old man was arrested at his home, at the village of Fatai on Wednesday, March 14, during an ongoing police operation against the sale and supply of cannabis.
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Thursday 15 March 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 40th anniversary of shipping company, Pacific Forum Line (PFL), was celebrated last night by staff and guests at the Tanoa International Dateline Hotel in Nuku’alofa. The PFL was established in 1978 by the late King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV of Tonga, the late Sir Ratu Kamisese Mara of Fiji, and High Chief Malietoa Tanumafili II of Samoa, with its first meeting hosted at Tonga College.
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Thursday 15 March 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A funeral procession for Mr and Mrs Wen, a Chinese couple who were allegedly murdered at a bush allotment at Matafonua last month, left a Nuku’alofa mortuary for Fua’amotu International Airport at noon today, 15 March.
Wednesday 14 March 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Emilio To’a (21) who has been charged with murder at Fangaloto earlier this month, will appear at the Nuku'alofa, Magistrate’s Court on March 16.
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Wednesday 14 March 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Food and water were donated to line mechanics still working tireless to restore the power in Tongatapu post cyclone Gita, by Princess Angelika Latufuipeka Tuku’aho on March 13.
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Wednesday 14 March 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The generator for the Hihifo water supply system at Kolovai has been stolen.
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Wednesday 14 March 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Court of Appeal will preside over its first session for the year next week, from March 19-23.
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