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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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Tuesday 8 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Former All Blacks, Charles Piutau and UK rugby communities have donated a total of £45,850 GBP (estimated TOP$136,000) to support disaster relief efforts through Friends of Tonga (FoT), an affiliate of the Civil Society Forum of Tonga (CSFT).
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Monday 7 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There is a moderate 50% chance for at least one severe Tropical Cyclone for Tonga during the remainder of the Tropical Cyclone season from March to April 2022, said Tonga Met in an updated outlook.
Monday 7 March 2022

Abu Dhabi, UAE
Tonga's National Day was marked at the Expo 2020 in Dubai on March 4 with a special event that included cultural performances.
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Monday 7 March 2022
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
It was with profound sadness, that we learned of the death in Washington D.C. of the eminent scholar and great friend of Tonga, Adrienne L. Kaeppler (86), this weekend. Vava'u Press Ltd, publishers of Matangi Tonga Online, were privileged to have worked with Adrienne over the last 35 years. An American research anthropologist and writer, known for her books devoted to the culture of Tonga and Hawaii, Adrienne brought to the English-speaking world important insights into Polynesian cultures, especially Tonga, Hawaii and Rapa Nui, and also Asian dance, in a body of scientific work written over five decades. Her insights were also greatly appreciated by the people and cultures she worked with. - MLF.
Friday 4 March 2022
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Another 70 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the last 24-hours in Tonga (between Thursday Mar. 3 and Friday Mar. 4) as the number of active cases continues to rise. Lockdown restrictions are continuing but will be eased further, with liquor-licensed shops allowed to open, and a few outdoor sports may play.
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Friday 4 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two women, including a 41-year-old police officer, were found guilty on a joint charge of advertising a pyramid scheme, where people who invested money did not receive the return promised. They will be sentenced on May 3 at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court.
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Friday 4 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 38-year-old man was acquitted on two charges of serious indecent assault on a teenager committed in Tongatapu in 2021. The judge did not believe the evidence of the complainant.
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