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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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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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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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Thursday 7 December 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three of five waste management trucks to be used in Vava'u and Ha'apai were handed over on December 7, to the Waste Authority Ltd from the Government of Japan in Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 27 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
For the people of the Niuas to have their own boat, enabling them to travel from Tonga’s isolated northern group of islands to Tongatapu and the capital Nuku’alofa, some 754km south, is a dream come true.
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Thursday 12 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new ice machine system for fresh catch and water tanks were handed over to the people on ‘Uiha Island in Ha’apai from the Government of Japan, on October 5.
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Tuesday 10 October 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The search for Tevita Kolo (32) who went missing when the boat he was in capsized at the entering channel in Mo'unga'one, Ha'apai, on Wednesday, October 4 has been suspended.
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Friday 6 October 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tevita Kolo (32) remains missing at sea after the boat he was in capsized at the entering channel in Mo’unga’one on Wednesday, October 4.
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