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Wednesday 6 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI opened the new Princess Fusipala Hospital in Ha’apai this morning, November 6. The new hospital replaces the old one that was damaged by Cyclone Ian (Category 5) in 2014.
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Tuesday 22 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
People living in remote communities on the outer islands of Ha‘apai and Vava'u were made more aware of a range of social support services, after teams after visits from a mobile service, called “Rights, Empowerment and Cohesion (REACH or A'u Tonu Ki Ai).
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Friday 2 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Neiafu Government Primary School students won the annual Vava'u Soroban competition held on August 1. Top students will travel to Tongatapu in March next year, for the nationals.
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Wednesday 17 July 2019

Ha‘apai, Tonga
King Tupou VI opened the Ha'apai Royal Agriculture, Fisheries, Tourism and Trade Show 2019 at Lea’aetohi grounds in Pangai, where an abundance of the island group’s seafood was displayed on July 16.
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Tuesday 30 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI commissioned a newly renovated Likamonu Hospital on the northernmost part of Tonga today. The hospital was damaged in a devastating tsunami in 2009.
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Wednesday 26 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thirty-five 5000 litre water tanks were transported in small boats to the people on the small island of ‘Atata, off Tongatapu, on September 26.
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Tuesday 18 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A "fat" food tax based on percentage of fat, salt and sugar, may be considered by policymakers based on scientifically supported criteria, a World Bank study has recommended during a consultation workshop in Vava’u. The study also showed that the lack of affordable, healthy food options remains a major challenge in Tonga.
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Wednesday 25 July 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI opened the 'Eua Royal Agriculture, Fisheries and Tonga-Made Show 2018 on Wednesday, July 25, viewing displays of traditional food crops, fresh vegetables, seafood, and fine woven Tongan handicrafts and mats.
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Thursday 19 July 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI opened the Royal Agriculture, Fisheries and Tonga-Made Show in Niuatoputapu on Wednesday, July 18.
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Friday 13 July 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Vava’u Royal Agriculture, Fisheries and Tourism Trade Show was opened by King Tupou VI in Neiafu on Friday, July 13.
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Wednesday 27 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Ha’apai Royal Agriculture, Fisheries and Tourism Trade Show was opened by King Tupou VI in Pangai, Ha'apai on Saturday, June 23.
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Thursday 21 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
As part of the Ha’apai Masani festival his week the University of the South Pacific (USP), Ha’apai Centre, has been teaching local women how to make floral arrangements, and to do table settings. The idea is to promote a more positive community, and staff held free training on June 20-21.
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Monday 18 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new Court House in Pangai, Ha’apai was commissioned on Friday, June 15, a century after the old building was first constructed.
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Friday 25 May 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination training was held in Neiafu this month bringing different agencies and resources that coordinates search and rescue incidents in the seas off Vava'u.
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Wednesday 23 May 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Leadership training for 22 Tongan Police officers focused on accountability, authority and responsibility is being held in ‘Eua and Ha’apai.
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Tuesday 24 April 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New solar power generation for the people of Pangaimotu and ‘Otea Islands in Vava’u was commissioned on April 19, by the Japanese Ambassador HE Tetsuya Ishii.
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Monday 9 April 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rotting boxes of meat were destroyed in Pangai, Ha’apai on Friday, April 6 after arriving in putrid unrefrigerated containers on the MV ‘Otuanga'ofa ferry from Tongatapu. Metuisela Falesiva, Head of the Food Division, said they were dismayed by the incident and warned that retailers need to ensure proper storage
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Thursday 15 February 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
One man who sustained severe injury due to flying debris is currently at the hospital in ‘Eua, after Tropical Cyclone Gita affected 264 families and completely destroyed 52 houses on the outer island.
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Friday 12 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI today launched the MV Tongiaki at Queen Salote Wharf. The $8.3 million pa’anga aluminium catamaran will offer high speed service throughout Tonga’s groups of islands and also to Samoa and Fiji.
Monday 8 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
MV Tongiaki, a fast aluminium catamaran, built in Indonesia, is expected to arrive in Nuku’alofa on January 9 to operate as a vessel transporting passengers and cargo to the outer islands.
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