Tongan surgeon receives Greg Urwin Aw...

Tongan surgeon receives Greg Urwin Award 2013

There are 12 comments on the Matangi Tonga story from Feb 13, 2013, titled Tongan surgeon receives Greg Urwin Award 2013. In it, Matangi Tonga reports that:

Dr Kolini Vaea, a general surgeon at Vaiola Hospital in Tongatapu has been selected as one of five Pacific Islanders of the Greg Urwin Awards for 2013.

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jake steed

United States

#1 Feb 13, 2013
wow a great achievement
Niu

New Zealand

#2 Feb 13, 2013
Congratulations!! THIS is the type of news that people should be screaming their heads off for other people to talk about......
Seuke

Auckland, New Zealand

#3 Feb 13, 2013
Niu wrote:
Congratulations!! THIS is the type of news that people should be screaming their heads off for other people to talk about......
Really? You don't have to scream about something that stand-out in itself, because that achievement will obviously speak about Dr Vaea's character, his family background, his up-bringing and many more.

What cause the people to scream, was that someone or some people claim to be trust worthy, and when people put him or them in position of leadership, then strange character and worst behaviour begin to surface.

Yes, congratulate to Dr Vaea, and your achievement is a sweet aroma to your name, family, your village as well as Tongan who read this news.
Ezy

United States

#4 Feb 13, 2013
Niu wrote:
Congratulations!! THIS is the type of news that people should be screaming their heads off for other people to talk about......
hey niu!..im with u on this one! Disregard Seuke's comment,he is in a bad mood cos i didnt give him any Valentine's present...'ita ezy ia 'o faingata'a!!lol..take care
Revolver of Reason

Umina, Australia

#5 Feb 13, 2013
Thats is very inspiring, I hope young Tongan kids look to this guy as a role model and not the wanna be black plastic gangster types
Niu

New Zealand

#6 Feb 13, 2013
Seuke wrote:
<quoted text>
Really? You don't have to scream about something that stand-out in itself, because that achievement will obviously speak about Dr Vaea's character, his family background, his up-bringing and many more.
What cause the people to scream, was that someone or some people claim to be trust worthy, and when people put him or them in position of leadership, then strange character and worst behaviour begin to surface.
Yes, congratulate to Dr Vaea, and your achievement is a sweet aroma to your name, family, your village as well as Tongan who read this news.
You must have misinterpreted my comment.... there's hardly any comment here whereas "gossip" threads gets like a thousand respond within a week. See the dif??...
Niu

New Zealand

#7 Feb 13, 2013
Ezy wrote:
<quoted text>
hey niu!..im with u on this one! Disregard Seuke's comment,he is in a bad mood cos i didnt give him any Valentine's present...'ita ezy ia 'o faingata'a!!lol..take care
I really don't get what Seuke was all about... hooiiii... miscommunication. Ko ia foki Ezy, difficult koe. Happy Valentines!... and curse whomever's a biatch today.
kai hoo kui

Australia

#8 Feb 14, 2013
Hopefully he doesn't treat broken leg with panadol and hope your not quit to the saw on anyone foot.
uiha

Mountain View, CA

#9 Feb 14, 2013
Revolver of Reason wrote:
Thats is very inspiring, I hope young Tongan kids look to this guy as a role model and not the wanna be black plastic gangster types
or the taxi driver all his life
Seuke

New Zealand

#10 Feb 14, 2013
Niu wrote:
<quoted text>I really don't get what Seuke was all about... hooiiii... miscommunication. Ko ia foki Ezy, difficult koe. Happy Valentines!... and curse whomever's a biatch today.
Very sorry Niu and Ezy. I was quick to response, and not give it a bit more thought. Thanks, and it is good to be corrected.
stopit

East Maitland, Australia

#11 Feb 14, 2013
kai hoo kui wrote:
Hopefully he doesn't treat broken leg with panadol and hope your not quit to the saw on anyone foot.
hahahaha sesele...thatz like thinking a soldier is just bah bah bah...yet there is pre-requisites in order to be bah bah bah

...'oku kei pehee pe 'a Vaiola?? hehehe lol.
lol@ quick to saw anyonez foot.lol..
Revolver of Reason

Claremont, Australia

#12 Feb 16, 2013
uiha wrote:
<quoted text>or the taxi driver all his life
Taxi driver > Polynesians Street gang member, well to us civilized folk anyway.

But hey who cares since.....

"Despite constituting less than 1% of the U.S. population, Indian-Americans are 3% of the nation's engineers, 7% of its IT workers and 8% of its physicians and surgeons"

http://www.forbes.com/2009/02/24/bobby-jindal...

LOLZ we win.....^^^ thats Forbes magazines website I doubt one of you guys has ever even been made mention of in it.

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