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Monday 8 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s under-19 football team departed for Vanuatu last week, to participate in a two-week long OFC U-19 Championship, Qualifying Stage.
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Monday 8 April 2024
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Pape'ete, Tahiti
Tonga’s National Junior Tennis Team is currently in French Polynesia, Tahiti to participate at the East Pacific Regional Championships (EPRC) from 8-16 April 2024.
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Friday 5 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Liahona High School with its star athlete, Lātū Latavao, snatched the most gold medals, broke the most records and claimed the best performance for 2024, at the four-days 97th Inter-collegiate Athletics Competition, which closed today, 5 April 2024. The sports were sponsored by Tonga Health.
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Friday 5 April 2024

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A New Zealand Barrister and mediator, James Christopher LaHatte, will be the new Anti-corruption Commissioner for Tonga. His appointment was approved by the King in Privy Council, the Prime Minister Hon. Hu'akavameiliku told the Legislative Assembly, yesterday 4 April, 2024.
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Thursday 4 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
No reason was offered by the Prime Minister Hon. Hu'akavameiliku today over why he had resigned his defence portfolio. He said his conversation with King Tupou VI on the matter was “private”. However, at a media conference this afternoon, following the announcement that Cabinet Minister Fekita 'Utoikamanu had also resigned her Foreign Affairs and Tourism portfolios, he revealed that his former Minister of Foreign Affairs is being sued by the Secretary for Foreign Affairs (the Lord Privy Seal).
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Wednesday 3 April 2024

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The second day of the Secondary Schools Athletic Sports Competition sponsored by TongaHealth, saw five events including 3000m track, 400m track, 100m hurdles, 100m sprints and 4x400m relay, today at Teufaiva Stadium in Nuku'alofa. Medals for this evening's events will be awarded tomorrow.
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Wednesday 3 April 2024
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Las Vegas-Nevada, USA
Four soldiers from His Majesty's Armed Forces (HMAF) arrived in Las Vegas, Nevada, to compete in the Best Warrior Competition, over the next few weeks. They arrived with soldiers from the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) on 1 March, and were welcomed with a traditional haka dance at the airport, by soldiers from the Nevada National Guard's State Partnership Program.
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Wednesday 3 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ahead of World Health Day on 7 April, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the launch of S.A.R.A.H., a digital health promoter avatar, powered by generative artificial intelligence (AI) to help answer health questions online. Sarah has the ability to support people in developing a better understanding of risk factors for some of the leading causes of death in the world, including cancer, heart disease, lung disease, and diabetes.
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Tuesday 2 April 2024

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The young Prince Taufa'ahau Manumataongo Tuku'aho (10) was presented with a gold medal for Tupou College Toloa with his discus throw on the first day of the annual inter-college athletics competition in Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 2 April 2024

Canberra, Australia
Australia is about to launch a new visa that will for the first time create a Pacific quota in Australia’s permanent migration regime. 3,000 visas will be issued every year for the Pacific Islands and Timor-Leste. It’s a huge opportunity yet awareness of this new visa is low. By Stephen Howes and Athualla Rasheed.
Tuesday 2 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
We are on a quarterly review of the regulated price of fuel which has decreased the tariff by 16.15 seniti/kWh (15.2%). The total electricity tariff will decrease from the current 106.18 seniti/kWh to 90.03 seniti/kWh from 1 April 2024. - Energy Commission. ‘I he’ene pehē, tupu mei he’etau vakai’i fakakuata ‘a e ngaahi totongi ‘uhila, ‘e holo ‘a e totongi ‘uhila ‘aki ‘a e 16.15 seniti/kWh (15.2%). Ko e totongi ‘uhila ‘e holo mei he totongi lolotonga ko e 106.18 seniti/kWh ki he 90.03 seniti/kWh. - Komisoni Ma’u’anga Ivi.
Sunday 31 March 2024

Longoteme, Tongatapu
The Commonwealth Secretary General, the Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland KC attended Easter Sunday mass in the Kauvai Parish of the village of Longoteme, Tongatapu, this morning, where Cardinal Soane Patita Paini Mafi, Bishop of Tonga, conducted the service.
Saturday 30 March 2024

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Commonwealth Secretary General, the Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland KC, arrived in Tongatapu today, on her first visit to Tonga, leading a Commonwealth team to discuss future initiatives and key challenges in the region, including the effects of climate change, maritime security and national debt distress.
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Thursday 28 March 2024

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tongan academic, Dr Mo'ale 'Otunuku of Longomapu won the Vava'u 14 By-election with 709 votes, securing his seat as a new People's Representative in the Legislative Assembly of Tonga, today, 28 March, 2024.
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Thursday 28 March 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga will hold its 97th Inter-Collegiate Athletics Competition starting next week from 2-5 April. Social media has been buzzing with trending pictures and videos of sport teams from different secondary schools in the past days, including Liahona and Apifo'ou.
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Thursday 28 March 2024

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Legislative Assembly of Tonga will reconvene next Thursday, 4 April at 10:00 am, after a month long adjournment since 5 March. The office of the Fale Alea reported that the agenda for next week’s sitting will include Government's annual reports, Parliamentary constituency reports, and the Auditor’s compliance report.
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Thursday 28 March 2024
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Auckland, New Zealand
Two Tongan Police Officers have trained in New Zealand to become firearms instructors to deliver components of live fire and tactical training in Tonga.
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Thursday 28 March 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The polls have closed at 4:00pm in today's By-election for the Vava'u Constituency no. 14 held in Tongatapu and Vava'u, to fill the seat vacated by Dr. Saia Piukala. There are four candidates. The Electoral Commissioner and Supervisor of Elections, Pita Vuki said the results will be released at the end of the counting, whenever that might be.
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Wednesday 27 March 2024

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Christopher Taufa (38) was jailed for causing grievous bodily harm when he used a branch or a piece of timber to attack his neighbour during a drink-up in 2022. The attack was extreme. Justice Cooper sentenced him to 30-months' imprisonment, with the last six months suspended on conditions on 26 March, at the Supreme Court in Nuku’alofa.
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Wednesday 27 March 2024

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An intoxicated driver, Tepi Angilau, is serving 10-months in prison for causing serious bodily harm to her partner at the time, who was a passenger, when she was driving under the influence of alcohol on a night out.
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