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Wednesday 5 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over 20 participants, including 10 solar PV technicians, attended a renewable energy mini-grid training in Neiafu, Vava’u on 28-30 April as part of resilience development in Tonga.
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Monday 3 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kapuana ‘Unga was sentenced to three-years imprisonment for causing serious bodily harm to a victim using a machete, at Ha’alaufuli, Vava’u in 2020. The judge said, “What you and the people who were with you were doing was most irresponsible and reckless that you did not stop to think of the consequences."
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Humpback Whales filmed in Vava’u in 2018 feature in a new TV Series ‘Secrets of the Whales’ currently airing on Disney+. Alistair Coldrick and world class Tongan skipper, Ali Takau from Dolphin Pacific Diving in Vava'u were involved in the project.
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Tuesday 20 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 5,000kg shipment of some exceptionally large and healthy taro from smallholder farmers at Feletoa, Vava’u, has arrived in Nuku'alofa for export to New Zealand.
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Monday 29 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Limoni Tito Siasau was found guilty of serious indecent assault committed on a 33-year-old female worker on board a yacht in Vaipua, Vava'u.
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Tuesday 23 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A two-day training course for Maritime Radio Operators was held last week in Vava’u at the new Vavau Emergency Coordination Centre, which as opened on March 17. The course to certify operators included participants from government ministries and the community.
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Friday 19 March 2021

Neiafu, Vava'u
King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u launched the ‘Api-ko-Fatai cluster farming initiative for the communities of Feletoa and Mataika in Vava’u on March 18.
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Wednesday 17 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI accompanied by Queen Nanasipau’u opened a new Vava’u Emergency Coordination Centre today in Neiafu.
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Monday 15 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u are expected to open a new government building for MEIDECCC on Wednesday March 17.
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Tuesday 15 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tropical Cyclone Zazu (Cat. 1) is expected to move 60km south of Neiafu, Vava’u or 70km northeast of Muitoa, Ha’apai at 3:00pm today. In Vava'u, Tonga Met. Director ‘Ofa Fa’anunu, said the strongest gust recorded reached 62 knots at Lupepau’u Airport at 1:00am. Meanwhile, a second stronger Tropical Cyclone, TC Yasa (Cat. 3) continues to move slowly towards Fiji.
Monday 14 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tropical Cyclone warning is in force for Tonga today as Tropical Depression 03F moves towards Vava'u, Tonga Met. advised this morning. The system is bringing unsettled weather to most of Tonga. The storm coincides with the highest tides of the month.
Thursday 12 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 38-year-old year old man died while driving a loader in Vava'u on Tuesday, November 10.
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Tuesday 20 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven men, including four teenagers, have been jailed for charges that included jointly cultivating 2665 cannabis plants (99.6 kgs) at a tax allotment in Holonga, Vava’u.
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Thursday 8 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new building for Tonga Post was opened on October 6 in Neiafu, Vava'u, next to the Governor's Office.
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Monday 5 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
ANZ Tonga will close its Vava'u branch on 25 November this year, the bank's country head announced today.
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Tuesday 29 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The benefits of renewable energy and energy efficiency at household level are being taught to communities in Vava'u this week, under a special training programme supported by Tonga Trust and the European Union.
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Monday 31 August 2020

Bay of Islands, New Zealand
A fleet of boats have been gifted to the Vava’u Blue Water School in Neiafu, for Tongan youth to learn how to sail. The Vava'u community is fundraising to ship the boats from New Zealand to Vava'u.
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Thursday 20 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The exterior design of a new temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to be built in Neiafu, Vava’u, was released recently.
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Monday 27 April 2020

Mounu Island, Vava'u
Humpback Whales have been coming to Tonga since the distant past, they were almost wiped out during the hunting years. Numbers are climbing back. But for how long can we maintain the fragile balance of tourist and whale? Vava’u cannot sustain more boats out on the water. In these times with CoVid-19 and an unsure future for the tourism industry, it is very hard to have any hope or faith in commitment from government for a sustainable industry and conservation of the whales, when they are seen as an avenue for more revenue.- Kirsty Bowe
Friday 17 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Additional solar generation and battery storage systems are to be designed and delivered to Vava’u and ‘Eua by mid 2021, assuming there are no long term restrictions due to the CoViD-19 pandemic.
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