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Monday 13 November 2006
Apia, Samoa
Miss Cook Islands, Miss Krystina Elizabeth Kauvai (19) was crowned, Miss South Pacific Pageant 2006 in Apia, Samoa, on Saturday night.
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Tuesday 7 November 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Miss Tonga, Sina Nauahi (18) will compete in this year'’s Miss South Pacific Pageant on November 11 in Apia, Samoa.
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Wednesday 1 November 2006
Apia, Samoa
Making its first footprint in the Pacific Islands with the launch of its new GSM mobile network in Samoa today, a new provider, Digicel, aimed to make an impression that won'’t be lost on the shores of even the smallest islands, calling this the start of a "“Pan-Pacific rollout of state of the art communications."
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Monday 30 October 2006
Manukau, New Zealand
The recent announcement by the New Zealand Prime Minister, Rt. Hon Helen Clark, at the Pacific Islands Forum in Fiji, of a new seasonal labour scheme for workers from six Pacific Islands countries, was welcomed by the New Zealand Pacific Business Council (NZPBC).
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Monday 16 October 2006
Waitakere, New Zealand
Tongan-born Pes Fa'’aui has received one of New Zealand's highest bravery awards.
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Thursday 24 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's bid to host the 2006 Forum Pacific Island Leaders Meeting in October is fading away.
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Wednesday 23 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has today requested a postponement of the Pacific Forum meeting it was to host in October, because of concern over the increasingly frail health of the King of Tonga.
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Thursday 3 August 2006
2006

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first Chinese Cabinet Minister to visit Tonga was welcomed by the Tonga government with a reception and a dinner on August 2 at a new government venue to welcome foreign dignitaries, the 'Api Konisela, the former residence of the British High Commissioner in Nuku'alofa.
Tuesday 1 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China, HE Mr Li Zhaoxing will arrive in Tonga tomorrow afternoon, August 2.
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Friday 30 June 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The flags of the Aboriginals and the Torres Strait Islanders will be on display at the Australian High Commission, Nuku'alofa, next week to mark the National Aboriginal and Islanders Day of Celebration, NAIDOC.
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Thursday 29 June 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There will be very little change to the U.S. Foreign Policy toward the Pacific, a US foreign policy advisor, Charles B. Salmon Jr., told a Tongan audience in a public lecture on June 28 at the University of the South Pacific 'Atele Campus. Photos by Pesi Fonua
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Friday 2 June 2006
Neiafu, Vava'u
Key people from Pacific Island Forum countries, meeting in Vava'u this week to look at how to develop more competitive strategies for investment in the Pacific islands, were reminded not to forget their own people abroad as important potential investors. Photos by Sione Vuki and Dianne Schulz
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Monday 29 May 2006
Tokyo, Japan
Japan's Emperor Akihito received Pacific leaders including Tonga's Hon. Dr Feleti Sevele, at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo for PALM 2006.
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Monday 29 May 2006
Okinawa, Japan
The adoption by the leaders of Japan and the Pacific Islands of the Okinawa Partnership Declaration on May 27 marked the beginning of a new approach to the dispatch of aid assistance to the 14 Pacific Islands Forum countries. By Pesi Fonua
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Monday 29 May 2006
Tokyo, Japan
Six Tongan companies participated in the Pacific Islands Exhibition 2006 in Tokyo, Japan, on May 25.
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Monday 29 May 2006
Okinawa, Japan
The Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi officially opened the Pacific Island Leaders Meeting, PALM 2006, on May 26, in Okinawa, Japan.
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Friday 26 May 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Island Leaders Forum meeting is to be held in Nuku‘alofa on October 23-26.
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Tuesday 9 May 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The new German Ambassador to Tonga HE Mr Jorg Hans Zimmermann made his first official visit to the kingdom on May 1.
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Tuesday 25 April 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australia is committed to helping Tonga with its political and economic problems, the Australian Foreign Minister, the Hon. Alexander Downer, told the press in Nuku'alofa on Friday, April 21.
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Monday 3 April 2006

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
It was the most emotional farewell that HE Mr Paul Nessling and his wife Kathryn had ever experienced during their 30-years in the British Foreign Service, when they left Tonga in the dead of the night, at 2 am on April 1 - having softly closed the doors on over a century of British representation in Tonga.
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