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Friday 15 April 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
ANZAC Day will be observed at a dawn service in Tonga on Monday 25 April at the Cenotaph at Pangai, to commemorate the brave servicemen and women from Tonga, Australia and New Zealand who fought and died for world peace.
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Tuesday 29 March 2016
Wellington, New Zealand
A new Pacific research institute, aimed at supporting sustainable development in the Pacific region, was launched by New Zealand’s Foreign Minister, Murray McCully, on 22 March 2016 at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
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Tuesday 22 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand Immigration is encouraging Tongan citizens who wish to immigrate to New Zealand to register in the Pacific Access Category ballots that opens on 1 April, to be considered for grant of residence.
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Thursday 17 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-eight skilled construction workers from three Pacific Islands, including Tonga, will be working on the Christchurch rebuild, to fill skills shortages before the end of May this year.
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Friday 11 September 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Pacific Christian School run by the Tokaikolo Christian Church’s Education system in South Auckland will be closed down in two-weeks time by New Zealand’s Ministry of Education.
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Monday 17 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Atu Ala (39) is a vineyard supervisor at Provine viticulture in Marlborough after working her way up since arriving in New Zealand around five-years ago, under the Recognised Seasonal Employment Scheme (RSE).
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Thursday 5 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A claim that the New Zealand Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) has been collecting email, phone and social media communications from Pacific Islands since 2009 and sharing mass data with the "Five Eyes" surveillance alliance of electronic eavesdropping agencies from New Zealand, USA, UK, Canada and Australia, has stirred up a mixed reaction from Pacific leaders today.
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Monday 22 September 2014
Auckland, New Zealand
Mosese Laumanu Uele (48) was sentenced last week to five years and five months in prison for the importation of pseudo ephedrine, the largest shipment of the illicit drug into New Zealand ever discovered.
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Wednesday 3 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A week promoting the Tongan Language is currently being held in New Zealand,from 1-7 September.
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Wednesday 11 June 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Immigration New Zealand will announce the results of those who registered in a ballot for immigration to New Zealand, next Monday, 16 June.
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Thursday 20 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand immigration is encouraging Tongan citizens who wish to immigrate to New Zealand, to register in a ballot next month so that they will be considered for a grant of residence.
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Tuesday 3 September 2013
Auckland, New Zealand
Tongans in New Zealand have begun celebrating “Tongan Language Week” with various events promoting the Tongan language, being held from September 1-7.
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Wednesday 19 June 2013
Wellington, New Zealand
A total of 78 principal Tongan applicants were successful in the New Zealand government's Pacific immigration quota ballot for 2013, Angie Enoka, of New Zealand Immigration said today. "That amounts to 249 people with their families," she said.
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Thursday 4 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six overseas Tongans have been deported to Tonga or have voluntarily left New Zealand after their criminal records were wrongly wiped-off by Tonga Police under a former practice that remains under police investigation in Nuku'alofa, while New Zealand immigration alerts have been issued at borders on the names of other Tongan individuals who have been identified to have concealed criminal records.
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Wednesday 13 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thousands of Polynesian high school students in New Zealand have flocked to the Manukau Sports Bowl in South Auckland today to perform traditional dances in the opening day of the annual “Polyfest” competition.
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Monday 25 February 2013
Welllington, New Zealand
Tonga's King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u are currently on their first official state visit to New Zealand.
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Friday 22 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand visas were issued to a group of 36 Tongan seasonal workers under the New Zealand Recognised Seasonal Employers program, and they left Tonga on Thursday February 21, after their police records were re-checked and cleared by Immigration New Zealand and Tonga Police.
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Wednesday 20 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan seasonal workers under the New Zealand Recognised Seasonal Employers program are affected by the NZ immigration minister's recent decision to hold Tongan visa applications that require police clearances. A first group of 35 workers who were due to leave for New Zealand on Monday remain on stand-by in Nuku'alofa. Another 120 workers who are scheduled to leave over the next two weeks in the height of the harvest season will also be affected by the new rule.
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Tuesday 19 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand's immigration minister has put an immediate hold on Tongan visa applications that require a police clearance, expressing his serious concern over incorrect declarations.
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Friday 15 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Immigration New Zealand in Nuku'alofa is alerting the public to a scam in Auckland that is selling "visas" for New Zealand.
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