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Monday 12 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Remembrance Sunday Commemoration Service in memory of soldiers who died in wars in order for people to live in freedom in a peaceful world was held at Tonga's Cenotaph, Pangai Si'i, Nuku'alofa, yesterday November 12 on a beautiful sunny morning. Tonga's King Tupou VI attended the Commemoration Service for the first time since he ascended the Tongan throne earlier this year.
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Sunday 28 October 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's King Tupou VI held a two-day meeting with 21 nobles at the Royal Palace, Nuku'alofa from October 23-24, to discuss the Nobles' leadership roles, and their guardianship of Tongan traditions, culture, and the land.
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Sunday 19 August 2012
Waikato, New Zealand:
In New Zealand on Saturday August 18, King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u visited Turangawaewae Marae to meet Tuheitia Paki, the Maori King and Te Arikinui of the Kingitanga, on the celebration of the 6th anniversary of his coronation.
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Friday 17 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u departed Tonga for New Zealand today to attend the Maori King's coronation celebrations Koroneihana hui which began this week.
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Thursday 12 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Newly-weds Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala and Princess Sinaitakala left the Centenary Church in Nuku'alofa this afternoon July 12 riding in the back of an open-topped vehicle, to the cheers of hundreds of well-wishers and the girls of Queen Salote College where the bride was a teacher. Photos by Matangi Tonga photographers.
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Wednesday 11 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Fakalelea ceremony was held yesterday afternoon at Siumafua'uta in Ma'ufanga, the family home of Hon. Sinaitakala Tu'imatamoana 'i Fanakavakilangi Fakafanua, to celebrate her marriage to Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala. Photos by Matangi Tonga photographers.
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Tuesday 10 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
At the start of week-long Royal Wedding festivities in Tonga, Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala and Hon. Sinaitakala Tu'imatamoana 'i Fanakavakilangi Fakafanua held their Ma'utohi, a ceremony for the issue of their marriage licence, this morning at the Royal Palace in Nuku'alofa. Photos by Matangi Tonga photographers.
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Friday 6 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The end of the 100 nights of mourning over the death of the late King George Tupou V was marked with a Lanu Kilikili ceremony at the Royal Tomb, Male'ekula yesterday, July 5.
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Tuesday 3 July 2012

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HM King Tupou VI will mark his birthday on a new date, tomorrow, July 4, the official birthday of his late father, King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV.
Thursday 28 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HRH Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala is currently visiting Japan for the first time, from June 22-30.
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Saturday 23 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A special farewell service for a Queen Salote College teacher Hon. Sinaitakala Fakafanua who will wed Tonga's Crown Prince in July, was held at the college hall yesterday, June 22, by staff and students.
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Tuesday 5 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The first bonfire or beacon to signal the beginning of the lighting of more than 4,500 bonfires around the world was lit in Nuku'alofa last night by the Tonga Scouts and Tonga Girl Guides.
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Monday 4 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga will light the first bonfire to signal the beginning of the lighting of more than 4,500 bonfires that will be lit right across the world, all the way to Britain, as part of Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee Celebration tonight, June 4.
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Monday 21 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u were among royals from the around the world who gathered in London on May 18, to celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee.
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Monday 30 April 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala (27), first in line to the Tongan throne will wed Hon Sinaitakala Tu'imatamoana 'i Fanakavalangi Fakafanua (25) on 12 July, 2012 at the Centenary Church, Saione in Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 17 April 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hon Simon Tu'ivakano celebrated his first birthday on Saturday, April 14, at Tau'akiloto, Kolofo'ou, Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 5 April 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala and other members of the Tongan Royal Family had a ceremonial haircut this afternoon, to mark the end of the first 10 nights of mourning for the late King George Tupou V. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Thursday 5 April 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The nobles of the Ha'a Ngata, a clan from which the Tu'i Kanokupolu descended, performed a funeral ritual known as "ha'amo" - the presentation of food baskets, to HRH Princess Pilolevu Tuita at her residence Mahinafekite this morning, April 5.
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Monday 2 April 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's new king, King Tupou VI bestowed the title Crown Prince Tupouto'a on his eldest son Prince 'Ulukalala 27 on Friday, 30 March at his resident Liukava.
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Saturday 31 March 2012

Pangai Lahi, Tonga
The Pongipongi Tapu, or Sacred Morning of Tupou V, a spiritual ceremony for the passage of the late King, was held at Pangai Lahi this morning, 31 March. Photos by Pesi Fonua, Linny Folau and Peter Poulsen.
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