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Friday 3 March 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Queen Victoria cruise ship was a terrific sight as it berthed at Vuna Wharf in Nuku’alofa today Friday, March 3 after arriving with 2700 passengers and crew from French Polynesia.
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Thursday 8 December 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Christmas is coming to Nuku'alofa next week when four cruise ships will visit the capital, bringing thousands of visitors from December 12-16.
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Tuesday 26 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is expected to receive 17 cruise ships this year.
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Wednesday 3 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Pearl cruise ship visited Nuku’alofa today with more than 2,000 passengers and crew after visiting Neiafu, Vava'u yesterday 2 June.
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Tuesday 24 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over 2000 visitors arrived in Nuku’alofa on board two cruise ships today much to the delight of tourist operators and handicraft vendors, who were at the wharf to sell their products and services.
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Friday 23 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first cruise ship to visit Tonga this year, MS Silver Whisper docked at Vuna Wharf in Nuku'alofa with over 600 passengers and crew today Friday, January 23.
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Thursday 16 October 2014
Tongan string band

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Pearl cruise ship from Australia visited Nuku’alofa today with more than 2300 people on board.
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Monday 17 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The MS Queen Victoria cruise ship docked at Vuna Wharf in Nuku’alofa today, bringing over 2700 passengers and crew.
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Friday 24 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The MS Silver Whisperer from the United States arrived in Nuku'alofa on January 24, 2014 on a few-hours visit, the first of 14 cruise ships expected to visit Tonga this year.
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Tuesday 12 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The cruise ship Ocean Princess based in Australia stopped over in Nuku‘alofa on November 12, 2013 with over 500 passengers and 300 crew.
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Tuesday 10 September 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Sea Princess from Australia visited Nuku’alofa in the weekend with nearly 2,000 passengers. It berthed at the new Vuna Wharf and many of its passengers were out visiting shops and cafes in the Central Business District.
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Monday 4 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The MS Artania from Germany visited Nuku'alofa today with over 900 passengers and 500 crew.
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Tuesday 29 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two cruise ships from Germany visited Nuku'alofa on January 28-29. MS Columbus II was the first to visit the capital for the new year on Monday January 28, while MS Europa stopped over for a day visit today before departing for Fiji.
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Tuesday 11 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The new Vuna Wharf welcomed its first cruise ship, the Ocean Princess this morning with over 700 passengers mainly from Australia. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Monday 10 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI unveiled a plaque and cut a ribbon to open a new Vuna Wharf, reconstructed with a $32 million pa'anga loan from China, in time to welcome its first cruise ship, the Ocean Princess tomorrow Tuesday 11 December. The new wharf is expected to help drive the economy by attracting more cruise ships to Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 14 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Vuna Wharf reconstructed at a cost of TOP$30 million is ready to be handed over to the Government of Tonga today, August 14, but no date has been set for when it will open for business.
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Wednesday 30 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
If you have been wondering about the two brownish steel sculptures that have been erected on the entrance to the newly restructured Vuna Wharf, Professor 'Okusitino Mahina from the National Public Art Programme has the answer, "they are artistic impressions of the beautiful maiden Hina and her beloved pet eel, and one is called Hinavakamea, Hina-the-iron-boat and the other, a mirror image of Hinavakamea, is called Tunavakamea, Tuna-the-iron-boat."
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Tuesday 3 April 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A plan to launch the newly reconstructed Vuna Wharf by the late King George Tupou V on 18 April to coincide with the arrival at the new wharf of its first cruise ship has been postponed to June, according to Mosese Lavemai, the Chief Executive Officer of the Nuku'alofa Port Authority.
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Thursday 1 March 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The opening date for the new Vuna Wharf, reconstructed at a cost of $30 million and scheduled for early 2012, remains uncertain, with work still to be done around the wharf site before it can open for business. Mosese Lavemai, the CEO of the Nuku'alofa Port Authority, said on February 1, that although the reconstruction of the actual wharf was completed ahead of schedule in December 2011, additional work needed to be completed around the wharf before a date is set for an opening.
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Wednesday 29 February 2012
Molisi City Central, Nuku'alofa

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Nuku'alofa Central Business District CBD is like a town that is getting ready for a party, new buildings, new roads, new car park, and even a new wharf, and all that we are waiting for now are for the guests to arrive. Six years after riots destroyed the heart of Nuku'alofa on November 16, 2006, the reconstruction work funded by an TOP$118 million loan from China is expected to be completed by March 31 this year.
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