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Friday 7 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The European Commission last week has announced that free-visa travel will soon be granted for nationals from 19 third-world countries, including ten Pacific Island countries.
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Thursday 27 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Creative Tongans are realizing that they can make a livelihood from handicrafts, after receiving training in cultural tourism awareness, says Sione Loseli who ran workshops in Vava‘u last week, under a Handicrafts and Cultural Tourism Support Program.
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Monday 23 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A tourism operator in Ha'apai has been charged with assault and selling liquor without a license, according to Tonga Police in Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 23 September 2013
Germany
Tonga is a beautiful country and we would love to come back one day- if there is a better and improved airline system. We had two fantastic weeks in Tongatapu and Ha'apai but the last two days have been a nightmare - what upset us the most was the fact that no one seemed to care - the airline has to know that it cannot go on like that! - Simone Eisenbarth
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Saturday 28 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Miss Liahona Alumni, Ebony Nuku (24) was crowned Miss Heilala 2012-13 late last night, 27 July, at Pangai Lahi. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Wednesday 9 March 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The cancellation of the filming in Vava'u of the TV Reality Show, "Survivor" at the end of February because the organisers could not secure hotel accommodation, has sent a shock wave through Tonga's tourist Industry.
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Saturday 18 September 2010
Neiafu, Vava'u
A fire gutted a Neiafu holiday lodge early this morning but the occupants escaped the blaze. Photos by Sione Vuki.
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Monday 9 November 2009
Pangaimotu,Tonga
The Big Mama Yacht Club at the Pangaimotu Island Resort celebrated its 7th birthday on October 30 with a gathering of 44 ocean-going yachts.
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Friday 11 January 2008
Suva, Fiji
It's a little over 60 years since the end of the War that has become a legendary part of Pacific history. Children of returned warriors to Japan, America, Australasia, and Europe are now retiring. They are the kids who grew up in the golden ages - 1950s and 60s in USA and Australasia, 70s and 80s in Japan. No sub-prime worries for this group - they are real estate freehold, kids have graduated from college.
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Monday 21 May 2007
Pangaimotu,Tonga
Pirates from 19 yachts invaded the bar at the Pangaimotu Island Resort on Saturday night for the Fancy Dress prize giving of the 2007 New Zealand-Tonga Island Cruising Regatta.
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Monday 4 July 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Air New Zealand will start a weekly Airbus A320 daytime service to Tonga in October, according a marketing manager, Norm Thompson, in Nuku'alofa on June 29.
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Monday 20 December 2004
Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand and Australia have agreed to share information about travellers to their countries in order to strengthen the security of international air travel and improve advance passenger screening.
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Wednesday 8 December 2004
‘Atata Island, Tonga
The Royal Sunset Island Resort has new owners, after a group of Italian investors purchased the 19 year old icon of the Tonga tourism industry recently.
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Friday 5 November 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Polynesian Airlines's new service, connecting 'Apia and Pago Pago to Vava‘u landed at the Lupepau‘u Airport, Vava'u, this morning, November 5, beginning a twice weekly Dash 8 air service between the two Samoas and Vava'u.
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Friday 10 September 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a hearing in an open court on 6th September 2004 to consider a review of the injunction granted by the Court on 17 August, 2004 quashing the sole operator license of Peau Vava'u Limited, the Supreme Court of Tonga ordered to rescind the injunction granted by it on 17 August 2004 and this to take effect from Friday 10th September 2004. - Peau Vava'u
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Thursday 1 June 2000

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Most people have seen a Tongiaki, the ancient Tongan long distance sea voyaging canoes, only in books. But Dr Larry Read of Vaimalo, Vava’u, pictured holding a drawing of a Tongiaki, wants to build a Tongiaki exactly the same as the one in his book. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 15, no. 2, June 2000.
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Monday 31 May 1999

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The future is uncertain for Tonga’s Fuakavenga, and Samoa’s Forum Samoa, the two container ships that make regular visits to Nuku‘alofa. Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 14, no. 2, May 1999.
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