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Wednesday 15 May 2024
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Sydney, Australia
Kite foiler, JJ Rice, from Tonga, is now competing at the "2024 Formula Kite World Championships" in Hyères in the South of France from 13 to 19 May. This is the last big regatta before kiteboarding makes its Olympic debut at Paris 2024. JJ came 8th in the Oceania Olympic qualifiers last December, earning him a spot at the summer Olympics.
Wednesday 15 May 2024

Honolulu, Hawaii
Pacific filmmakers are invited to submit films for the upcoming 13th Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture (FestPAC) to be held from 6 - 16 June, in Hawai'i. The announcement was made by Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC) who are leading the Film and New Media program as part of FestPAC.
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Wednesday 15 May 2024
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Nauru, Pacific Islands
Fisheries officials from 17 members of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA), came together in Nauru from 6 - 10 May, for the 133rd annual meeting of the Forum Fisheries Committee (FFC). Delegates and observers from regional and international organisations, met to deliberate and agree on ways forward for Pacific tuna fisheries.
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Wednesday 15 May 2024

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police found no evidence of foul play on deceased body of a 50 year old man who was discovered on the roadside at Tokomololo, on 5 May.
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Tuesday 14 May 2024

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seventh-Day Adventist Church leaders from across the Pacific Islands, joined the Tonga mission today at Pangai Lahi in Nuku'alofa, to hear their President, Elder Ted N. C. Wilson preach to the nation.
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Tuesday 14 May 2024
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Baku, Azerbaijan
Prime Minister Hu'akavameiliku met with the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, along with the Governor-General of Tuvalu, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. The purpose of the meeting was so that Azerbaijan could gather resources, and be familiar with island nations and their voices, as Azerbaijan prepares to host the 2024 Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP29).
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Tuesday 14 May 2024

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala and two other nobles will open the 2024 session of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga, on Thursday, 16 May, at 10:30 am.
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Monday 13 May 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The global President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Pastor Ted N. C Wilson and his wife Nancy, arrived in Tonga today, 13 May for a three day visit to conduct local services.
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Monday 13 May 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A farmer, Tu’ifua Angilau (37) was sentenced to imprisonment for possession of 1.95 grams of methamphetamine seized inside his vehicle, when Police intercepted him on a road at Tofoa. Part of the prison term was suspended.
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Monday 13 May 2024
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Northland, New Zealand
The Island Cruising & Down Under Rally began the much-anticipated Pacific Rally 2024, on Friday, 10 May. Over 100 boats registered from across the Pacific to take part in the annual sailing event. some of them are headed to Tonga.
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Monday 13 May 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tofua volcano monitoring continues, with Tonga Geological services (TGS) reporting today, 13 May, that four jump events were recorded since the last report yesterday morning, with the most recent event at 05:46 AM.
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Saturday 11 May 2024

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Limulaki Paluvai Davis (16), a competitive singles figure skater, is a member of the Houston Ice Theatre Skaters (HITS) Team that earned a world ranking last month in Europe. “She may have represented USA but she also represented Tonga very well,” said her proud dad, Mark Davis, in Texas.
Friday 10 May 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Red Cross Society (TRCS) celebrated the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, today, 10 May, at its national headquarters in Nuku’alofa, inviting high school students in Tonga, to honour the work of humanitarian organizations around the world, and to encourage volunteerism. The theme for Red Cross societies in 2024 is "Keeping Humanity Alive."
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Friday 10 May 2024
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Matatoa-Tofoa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI cut a ribbon, to officially open a new school for the Siasi 'O Tonga (Church of Tonga) at Matatoa, Tongatapu today, 10 May 2024.
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Friday 10 May 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The newly appointed High Commissioner of Australia to Tonga, HE Mr. Brek Batley, paid his first courtesy call on the Prime Minister Hon. Hu’akavameiliku, 9 May, at Prime Minister's Office, Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 9 May 2024
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Auckland, New Zealand
Dr Patelisio Na’a Patelisio graduated with a master of Public Health with first class honours, from the University of Auckland on 7 May 2024, for his research on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Pacific Children. Dr Patelisio's own post-traumatic stress following the volcanic eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai on 15 January 2022, inspired his masters research.
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Thursday 9 May 2024

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Government is considering issuing Starlink a licence to offer broadband internet services in Tonga. The Prime Minister Hon. Hu'akavameiliku told a media briefing last week that Starlink had applied for a licence to operate in Tonga, and they were taking it into consideration.
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Thursday 9 May 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tofua volcano activity continues with an increase in the number of daily events, from 6 events to 12 events, in the latest report by Tonga Geological Services issued at 6:30 am this morning, 9 May. Fluctuations in the ground thermal levels are currently low and approaching normal thermal levels in the last 24 hours.
Wednesday 8 May 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A dozen naval personnel from His Majesty’s Armed Forces learned how to fix outboard motors, in a workshop conducted by a Japanese team of trainers, who arrived in Tonga yesterday, 7 May 2024. Team leader, Cmdr. Murakoshi Masato of Japan’s Armed Forces, said they were passing on “lifesaving” information.
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Wednesday 8 May 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan media representatives held discussions around the impacts of disinformation, misinformation, and malinformation faced by Pacific Island communities, at a workshop hosted by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) and Royal Oceania Institute (ROI) today, 8 May, at Tanoa Hotel, in Nuku'alofa.
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