Tonga Newswire (Page 10)

Tonga Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Tonga. (Page 10)

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  1. Amanaki Lelei Mafi's scoring pass makes RWC historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... "I just sat down after the game, thanked God and thought how making the decision to play for Japan (instead of Tonga) was the best decision I ever made in my life." "Mafi impressed as a replacement against South Africa, making the most metres and ...

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  2. PM wins appeal against security costs orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... $20,000 each by way of security for costs. The order is to stay the appellants proceeding against the Kingdom of Tonga and Tongasat until the security is provided. $25,450,000 said to have been made by the Government of Tonga to Tongasat around June ...

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  3. Handicraft entrepreneur, SPBD Woman of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... up also received their awards from the princess. "I am proud to say that we have done this by providing the women of Tonga with meaningful economic opportunity. We have provided our members with training, unsecured credit and ongoing guidance to ...

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  4. Tsunami marine warning for Tonga cancelledRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    A Tsunami Marine Warning for Tonga was cancelled this morning by the Tonga Meteorological Service. A tsunami generated during earthquakes in Chile yesterday no longer poses a threat to Tonga.

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  5. Tonga remains on tsunami alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga remains on alert tonight during a Pacific tsunami watch, after a tsunami was generated off the coast of Chile earlier today. Tonga's Chief Meteorological Officer 'Ofa Fa'anunu said at 6:15pm that if the wave remains at its forecasted height of between .3 -1M as it approaches the Pacific islands, they will issue a marine warning later this evening.

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  6. PM says govt will "cement" Sia Heulupe heritage siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    A petition that called on Tonga's government to "safeguard and preserve the Popua Sia for future generations and to find another site for housing developments," was approved by Tonga's parliament yesterday, September 16, and passed to government to action. "We will not lose it," the Prime Minister Hon.

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  7. Tonga women's rugby defeats friendly ParamattaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    Paramatta 2 Blues, a women's rugby union team from Sydney visited Nuku'alofa and lost a friendly game to Tonga's National Women's Rugby Team 24-19 on Saturday, 12 September at Tailulu. The team's visit is part of their ongoing support to promote women in rugby as well as participating in the first part of selection games for the Women Rugby Sevens team in preparation for the qualifiers in New Zealand in November and the Olympics in Rio, Brazil in August 2016.

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  8. PAA conference raises awareness of Pacific arts and cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    Pacific artists and academics who study Pacific art will gather in Tonga for the Pacific Arts Association 2015 conference, to be held at the Fa'onelua Conference Centre in Nuku'alofa, from 30 September to 3 October, 2015. and Germany will hear presentations on the theme 'Trading Traditions: The Role of Art in the Pacific's Expansive Exchange Networks."

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  9. Gas prices dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... period, one each in July and August as a result the Vava'u price is determined using July and August Saudi demand in Tonga (Tongatapu and Vava'u combined discharge) has increased compared with the second quarter. It appears that Tongan consumers are ...

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  10. Talamahu Market should lift their game or go homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    I was in Tonga in July. Went to Talamahu Markets to buy some tomatoes but was met with indifference or envy.

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  11. Pacific Islanders learn how to resolve cross-border disputesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... out the workshop facilitated by 'Alisi Taumopeau a former Minister of Justice and Attorney General with delegates from Tonga, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Pacific Island Prosecutors Association Secretariat ( Born said one of the ...

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  12. Summer droughts forecast in strong El Ni o conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    'Ofa Fa'anunu advised people to conserve water as drier than normal conditions are forecasted for the next three to six months in Tonga. his year's El Nino is now the strongest since the 1997/98 event .

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  13. Look to 'Ikale Tahi as sports role models, IOC president tells young TongansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2011 | Matangi Tonga

    The President of the International Olympic Committee, Mr Jacques Rogge, told Tongan students at Pangai Lahi yesterday , that if the success of the 'Ikale Tahi at the Rugby World Cup had such a positive impact on them, then they should look upon the players, the coach and the management of the team as their role models in whatever sports that they engaged in. Mr Rogge was visiting Tonga from October 25-27 as the Guest of Honour at the 50th anniversary celebration of the Tonga Sports Association and National Olympic Committee Yesterday, October 26, he also attended a Kava Ceremony, hosted by the Kinikinilau Cultural Band.

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  14. It's only paradise for Pacific Island teams on the surfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Fiji is on its best unbeaten run in this century, Tonga is enjoying its best string of results in a dozen years, and the Samoa players have peace of mind. The way the Fijians dismantled Canada in their last warm-up match even has some believing Fiji is a threat in the toughest of the groups, featuring top-five teams Australia, England, and Wales.

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  15. Needs of outer islands top climate change lessons learnedRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2015 | Scoop

    ... the projects implemented in each country can be replicated as demonstrated by the South-South collaboration between Tonga and Palau, specifically looking at the coastal adaptation measures in Tongatapu and their possible application in Palau where ...

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  16. Tokaikolo's South Auckland school forced to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    A Pacific Christian School run by the Tokaikolo Christian Church's Education system in South Auckland will be closed down in two-weeks time by New Zealand's Ministry of Education. The school which caters to mainly Tongan students will be closed in two-weeks after teachers were also found to be hitting children.

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  17. Support 'Ikale TahiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    With just a week-away from the start of the Rugby World Cup 2015 on Friday, 18 September . Tonga Power Ltd is supporting the 'Ikale Tahi with a donation of $25,000 pa'anga and a catch phrase "Power behind 'Ikale Tahi".

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  18. Nelson College for Girls defender Geena Gross named in New Zealand U-20 squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | Nelson Mail

    Nelson College for Girls defender Geena Gross in action against FC Nelson during their Nelson Bays Football senior women's league match at Neale Park. Nelson College for Girls defender Geena Gross has earned a shot at trying to qualify for the FIFA Women's U-20 World Cup, named in the New Zealand squad to compete in next month's Oceania football championship in Tonga.

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  19. Conflict over cenotaph break-up for relocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    The final resting place for Tonga's War Memorial remains uncertain amidst conflicting statements that were made by Cabinet Ministers in parliament and a press release from His Majesty's Armed Forces yesterday, 8 September. Public concern was raised in Parliament yesterday by Lord Nuku, over the destruction of a concrete protecting wall around the cenotaph, and the removal of marble memorial plaques engraved with the names of fallen soldiers from the first and the second world wars.

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  20. Two charged in bus station brawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... week. It is alleged that a brawl between students in plain clothes from Liahona High School, 'Apifo'ou College and Tonga College started at around 3:00-4:00pm at the bus station. The two accused are alleged to have been chasing down other boys when ...

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