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Tuesday 18 December 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A brand new 214-seater Air New Zealand aircraft made its maiden flight to Tonga when it landed at the Fua’amotu International Airport before mid-day today 18 December.
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Tuesday 18 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A village reunion is underway for Nukunuku, bringing together former/current residents and decendents of the village from throughout Tonga and abroad. Called 'Katoa ki Nukunuku 2018' (Meet at Nukunuku 2018), the week long celebration began last Friday 14 December with no shortage of singing, dancing and eating.
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Tuesday 18 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Neomai Tu’itupou Pohiva (70), the wife of Tonga’s Prime Minister Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva passed away yesterday evening 17 December, at her home in Sopu.
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Monday 17 December 2018

Katowice, Poland
Countries have agreed to a set of rules to implement the Paris Agreement in a bid to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels as the UN climate negotiations came to an end on 15 December in Katowice, Poland.
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Monday 17 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Government of Japan has committed over USD$300,000 to fund four community projects to upgrade water supply systems and construct community halls in Tongatapu and Ha’apai.
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Monday 17 December 2018
Nuku'alofa, today
A 44-year-old man who was arrested after Police seized 3.2kgs of cannabis at Nafanua Wharf, ‘Eua on 13 December, remains in custody, the commander of the ‘Eua police station, Inspector Loluhama Fine confirmed this afternoon.
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Friday 14 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new marine navigation chart survey of the waters of Ha‘apai and Nuku‘alofa, has discovered uncharted marine volcanoes that are big enough to sink a cruise ship. Tonga's marine charts, among the oldest still in use, are being updated using airborne laser, metric sonar and an unmanned submarine- enhancing Captain Cook's fathoms measurements made by ropes in the 18th century. By Eleanor Gee.
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Friday 14 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two kilograms of cannabis found in a bag at Nafanua Wharf in ‘Eua was seized by Tonga Police on Thursday, December 13.
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Friday 14 December 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An appeal by Tonga's Attorney General is challenging the decision by a Supreme Court judge to discharge a man who possessed meth.
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Friday 14 December 2018

Suva, Fiji
Water is a critical resource and USP is committed to ensuring that it is managed in a sustained manner for the benefit of the Pacific people, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Rajesh Chandra said this week on signing an MOU with Australia's Griffith University to establish a Pacific Water Centre at USP.
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Thursday 13 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A thin layer of brown scum has appeared on the surface of the public swimming pool at the waterfront in Touliki this week, raising concerns on the water quality of the popular site. It's particularly noticeable on the northern edge of the pool when the water is flat in the morning. By Eleanor Gee
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Thursday 13 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The successful relocation of Tukuraki, a Fijian village in the highlands of Ba, Viti Levu, to a new site is a prime example of the future of climate resilience, a reality faced by communities vulnerable to climate change and natural disasters in the Pacific. Their new houses were built to withstand Category 5 cyclones and cost less then FJD$26,000 each with bathrooms. By Eleanor Gee.
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Thursday 13 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A sixteen months old girl died on Tuesday, December 11 when she was accidentally run over by a reversing vehicle at her home in Ngele‘ia.
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Thursday 13 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 20-year-old man was sentenced to 11-years imprisonment after he broke into a house, abducted a girl at night and committed serious indecent assault on the child, in June this year at Navutoka. Lord Chief Justice Paulsen said the offending was truly abhorrent.
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Thursday 13 December 2018

Sigatoka, Fiji
Disaster relief in the Pacific would be more effective if post-natural disaster relief donors opened up conversations with local women's groups on the ground, the director of the Tonga Women and Children Crisis Centre, 'Ofa Guttenbeil-Likiliki told a regional women's meeting this week.
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Thursday 13 December 2018

Strike notices that threatened to disrupt travel for 120,000 Air New Zealand customers over the three busiest travel days of the year, have been lifted after an agreement was reached with the the unions representing its aircraft maintenance and logistics workers, air New Zealand stated last night.
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Wednesday 12 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 35-year-old woman who was convicted of serious fraudulent conversion by a government servant in Vava’u was sentenced to three-years and three-months imprisonment on December 10, at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 12 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 54-year-old man of foreign nationality was arrested with methamphetamine and cash on Saturday morning, December 8 at his residence, the former Good Samaritan Inn in Kolovai.
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Wednesday 12 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Viliami Mangisi (59) who is charged in the seizure of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of around $2 million pa’anga in May earlier this year, had his case adjourned to January 2019 after appearing at the Fasi Magistrate's Court earlier this week.
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Wednesday 12 December 2018

Nadi, Fiji
Fiji’s sevens rugby for women is proving to be very popular with close to 400 girls taking part in this year's National Women’s Age Grade Provincial Sevens Rugby at Prince Charles Park in Nadi today, 12 December.
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