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Thursday 12 September 2019

Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has extended New Zealand’s condolences following the death of Tonga’s Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva, who passed away this morning in Auckland.
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Tuesday 30 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Lord Chief Justice, Owen Paulsen, has been appointed as an Associate Judge at New Zealand's High Court to preside in Christchurch.
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Tuesday 2 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The New Zealand Navy's first Tongan Warrant Officer, Seaman Combat Specialist Mark Latu (42) is part of the New Zealand contingent for King Tupou VI's 60th birthday celebrations this week.
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Saturday 16 March 2019

Christchurch, New Zealand
The New Zealand Government is asking social media users around the world to delete and not to share a video that was live streamed by a gunman as he murdered dozens of people yesterday at a mosque in Christchurch. Forty-nine victims are confirmed to have been killed in the racially motivated attack.
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Sunday 10 February 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 179th Anniversary of New Zealand’s National Day, Waitangi Day was celebrated on February 6, at the High Commissioner’s residence, Va’epopua, attended by Tonga's PM Hon. 'Akilisi Pohiva, who expressed dismay that some NZ politicians claimed that Tonga is a “failed state”.
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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

Auckland, New Zealand
Facing three days of strike action by aircraft engineers, Air New Zealand stated this morning that, at this stage, no flight delays or cancellations are in place for the three days of proposed strikes by aircraft maintenance unions next week and normal fare conditions remain.
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Thursday 4 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new process of certification aimed to better facilitate arriving passengers into New Zealand travelling with specific food items in umu packs from Tonga, is expected to be implemented in November, after a Memorandum of Understanding was signed on October 4 in Nuku'alofa. CEO Ministry for Primary Industries (MPIE), Roger Smith said they found travellers from Tonga have been very compliant and trustworthy.
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Tuesday 18 September 2018

Wellington, New Zealand
Deputy Police Commissioner Community Policing Pelenatita Fe’ao Vaisuai met New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden, under her Prime Minister's Fellowship, from September 10-14.
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Monday 13 August 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thirteen job offers have been confirmed for Tongan construction workers to work temporarily in New Zealand.
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Monday 25 June 2018

Oamaru, New Zealand
A Tongan family of 10 became citizens of New Zealand during a ceremony held in Oamaru, New Zealand held last week.
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Monday 14 May 2018
Auckland, New Zealand
The New Zealand Government has announced a $714 million budget increase in its development assistance with the Pacific, a key focus on May 8.
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Wednesday 7 March 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rt. Hon Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, who was in Nuku’alofa today, has committed $7 million dollars to assist schools to fix roofs that were damaged by Tropical Cyclone Gita last month.
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Thursday 21 December 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
A research project to learn how much Pacific communities in New Zealand contribute to its economy has been formed under a Memorandum of Understanding by NZ Treasury and the Pacific Business Trust on 19 December. The project aims to quantify the value, coverage and economic contribution of Pacific capital products and assets.
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Wednesday 28 June 2017

Waikato, New Zealand
Roger Pikia, the head of a New Zealand Maori tribe that owns the operation of over 700 hectares of forestry on Tonga's ‘Eua Island, is under fraud investigation.
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Wednesday 14 June 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The New Zealand Prime Minister Rt Hon Bill English will visit Tonga for the first time on June 15-17, during his 2017 Pacific Mission tour.
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Sunday 14 May 2017

Wellington, New Zealand
Tonga faces many challenges and New Zealand may be able to help Tonga overcome some of them, said New Zealand's new Foreign Minister Brownlee after a two-day visit May 9-11. He believed Tonga has many opportunities to grow its economy.
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Friday 7 April 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
Nine Pacific Islander students in New Zealand were among 13 recipients of the Woolf Fisher First-in-Family AUT Scholarship to study at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT). All of the recipients are the first in their immediate families to attend university and this year five are Tongans.
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Friday 31 March 2017
Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand’s Ministry of Justice, has released the details of five deportation appeal hearings concerning Tongan citizens that were conducted in September last year. Appellants varied from a 16-month-old girl to a 78-year-old woman. Their appeals were heard before New Zealand’s Immigration and Protection Tribunal. Humanitarian grounds were considered with some reprieves allowedHuman.
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Wednesday 29 March 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
Two young Pacific Islander high school students in New Zealand have received hugs of comfort after holding signs in public stating “I am a Pacific Islander – People say I will grow up to be nothing – Hug me if you disagree” and "I go to Manurewa High School. Media says I am a violent thug. Hug me if you disagree".
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