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Monday 18 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A diver, Tekitau Fifita (43) drowned on Friday night, June 15 while out diving in Hihifo, Ha’apai, Tonga Police reported.
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Monday 18 June 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 22-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the death of a 52-year-old man, whom he allegedly hit with his vehicle on Taupi Road, eastern Tongatapu and left lying on the the side of the road, on Friday night, June 15.
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Thursday 7 June 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police have released the name of Niutoni Langilangi (48) from Kolonga, the Chief Engineer of the MV Tongiaki, whose body was recovered at sea in the Neiafu harbour, Vava’u on June 5.
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Wednesday 6 June 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Falanisi Taufa (16) was named as the victim of a car crash on Sunday June 3 at Fungamisi, Vava’u.
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Wednesday 6 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The body of the Chief Engineer of the MV Tongiaki was recovered at sea in the Neiafu Harbour, Vava'u, yesterday June 5. The man's name has not been released by Tonga Police and the Friendly Island Shipping Agency (FISA) while an investigation into his death is underway. He was 48 years old from Kolonga.
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Tuesday 5 June 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tou’anga Kamea (37) has been named as the man who died on Friday night, June 1 after the car he was driving was involved in a collision at a Vaha'akolo Road roundabout in Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 5 June 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 16-year-old boy died on Sunday afternoon, June 3 after his vehicle crashed into a power pole at Fungamisi, Vava'u.
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Sunday 3 June 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man (37) from Fangaloto died on Friday night June 1 after the car he was driving was involved in a collision at a Vaha'akolo Road roundabout. A police officer (51) is charged with reckless driving causing death.
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Tuesday 22 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 54-year-old man of Asian origin was arrested by police on Tuesday, May 15 at Fua’amotu International Airport after attempting to smuggle $100,000 cash out of Tonga.
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Tuesday 22 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 43-year-old man from Matangiake has been arrested and charged for firing a firearm inside the Tonga College (‘Atele) compound in Ha’ateiho on Wednesday, May 16. No one was injured.
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Monday 21 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three people were arrested last week in separate search warrants after being found in possession of methamphetamine, cannabis, firearms and cash in Tongatapu.
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Thursday 17 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Ika Teu (38) died on Saturday night, May 12 when his vehicle crashed into a coconut tree at Kolonga.
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Wednesday 16 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A four-year-old boy died on May 15 after he was hit by a vehicle on Taufa’ahau Road in Vaini.
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Tuesday 15 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A three-year-old girl died on Saturday, May 12 when she was accidentally run over by a reversing vehicle at ‘Utulau.
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Monday 14 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 38-year-old man died on Saturday night, May 12 when he crashed his car into a coconut tree at Kolonga.
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Friday 11 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 42-year-old man has been arrested after firing shots at occupants of a parked vehicle in Kolonga on May 10.
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Wednesday 9 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Methamphetamine with an estimated street value of around $2 million pa’anga, was seized last night, May 8 in the departure lounge at Fua'amotu International Airport. The meth was in the possession of a 59-year-old Tongan national.
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Wednesday 9 May 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 46-year-old man was found dead this morning, squashed between two cargo containers at the Queen Salote International Wharf.
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Tuesday 8 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 35-year-old man was arrested by the Police Drug Taskforce when he was found to be in possession of one pack of methamphetamine and 14 packs of cannabis that were ready to be distributed in Nuku’alofa yesterday, 7 May. A 27-year-old man was also arrested with a pack of cannabis.
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Tuesday 8 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police today confirmed that the 23-year-old man found dead at a home in Kolofo’ou last Wednesday night, May 2, committed suicide.
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