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Saturday 27 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex engaged with Tongan youth on Friday morning, October 26, in a short programme at the Fa'onelua Centre, where the couple viewed an indoor and outdoor exhibition and chatted to participants. Tongan Special Olympian Fane Helu, was delighted when the visitors looked at her medal. More photos of the Royal Visit to Tonga:
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Friday 26 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan, appeared polished for a royal reception and private audience with King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u after making a quick change into evening clothes following their arrival in Tonga on a charter flight this afternoon. Megan dazzled in a perfect white, sleeveless gown and Prince Harry in a black tuxedo wore his miniature medals.
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Thursday 25 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were warmly welcomed at Fua’amotu International Airport by Princess Angelika Latufuipeka, after arriving mid-afternoon on a chartered aircraft for their first visit to Tonga. Photos added.
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Wednesday 24 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expected to arrive in Tonga tomorrow afternoon, Thursday October 25, at 3:30pm on a chartered flight from Fiji. They will be welcomed at Fua'amotu International Airport “VVIP” lounge by Princess Angelika and Tonga government officials.
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Tuesday 23 October 2018

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
A Tongan man in the United States, Alama 'Ulu'ave, has been awarded the prestigious Dorothy Richardson Award for his contributions to his local community in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Monday 8 October 2018

London, England
Britain's Kensington Palace has announced details of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's visit to Tonga on October 25-26, during a tour that includes Fiji, New Zealand and Australia.
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Monday 1 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over 30 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in Tonga every year, Dr Amelia Afuhaamango Tu‘ipulotu told the Tonga Breast Cancer Society this morning, October 1, at the launch of their Pink October breast cancer awareness campaign. “The number may be higher because many women do not come forward,” she said.
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Monday 1 October 2018

London, United Kingdom
The Oceania exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London has a fantastic array of around 200 works of Pacific art from public collections around the world on display from 29 September – 10 December.
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Friday 28 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tonga Youth Parliament will be held from November 12-14 and, in preparation, a public awareness program will be launched on October 1 by the Tonga Legislative Assembly, at the Tonga National Centre.
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Wednesday 26 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Some of the Free Wesleyan Church schools in Tongatapu held a Bazaar Day on September 26 in Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 26 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hundreds of women dressed in their finest white clothes with fancy creative hats on September 26, gathered for their annual 'Faka-Sepitema' roll call at the Church of Tonga.
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Tuesday 25 September 2018

Everett, Washington
College softball player Lesieli Aholelei was recognised as ‘Collegiate Female Athlete of the Year’ by the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame in Everett, Washington on 19 September.
Thursday 20 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In just six-months from January to June this year, 293 domestic violence cases were referred to the Women and Children Crisis Centre in Nuku'alofa - surpassing the whole of 2017.
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Wednesday 19 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dr Manumatavai Tupou-Roosen, was elected by Pacific governments earlier this year to be the Director General of the Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA). She is one of the few Tongans and women entrusted to take charge of regional bodies in the Pacific.
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Friday 14 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga will observe a public holiday on Monday, September 17 for the 33rd birthday of Crown Prince Tupoutoʻa ʻUlukalala.
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Tuesday 11 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dinah Jane’s first song as a solo artist following the hiatus of Fifth Harmony earlier this year, is expected to be released on 21 September.
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Tuesday 4 September 2018

New Zealand
New Zealanders of Tongan descent will celebrate their heritage this week in the annual “Tongan Language Week” (Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e Lea Faka-Tonga). Over 60,000 New Zealanders identified themselves as Tongans in New Zealand’s most recent census.
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Tuesday 4 September 2018

Los Angeles, United States
Dinah Jane last week collected Youtube’s prestigious Diamond Play Button Award in Los Angeles, California. She received the award on behalf of her band Fifth Harmony.
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Thursday 23 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Showko Showfukutei provided a good laugh when she performed Rakugo, a Japanese traditional comedy with some modern characters, and ventriloquism, when visiting Tonga on August 14-17.
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Wednesday 22 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Leitis in waiting' a one-hour documentary depicting the lives and challenges of leitis in Tonga, a transgender minority group fighting for equality, was showed at a special screening at the Nuku'alofa Film Festival on August 21.
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