Tonga Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Powerful earthquake hits TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... quake comes just hours after a powerful earthquake hit Ecuador, killing dozens, and two other strong quakes hit Japan. Tonga is located on one of the most seismically active areas of the globe, right near where the Australian and Pacific tectonic ...

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  2. Earthquake with preliminary reading of 6.1 strikes southeast of Tonga - USGSRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck southeast of the Pacific island nation of Tonga at 19.31 New Zealand time, the US Geological Survey said. The quake hit 277 kms south-southeast of the capital Nuku'alofa at a depth of 66 kms, the USGS said.

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  3. 5.8 magnitude earthquake recorded in TongaRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2016 | Fiji Times

    Update: 8:27PM A 5.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded in the Tonga region earlier tonight but no tsunami threat or warning has been issued yet. The earthquake was recorded at a depth of 34.92 kilometres at 7:31pm and was 288.07 kilometres south-southeast of Nuku'alofa in Tonga and 958 kilometres southeast of Suva.

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  4. Sport24.co.za | World Rugby to rescue broke Tonga UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | News24

    Nuku'alofa - World Rugby said on Friday it had agreed on a rescue package for the financially strapped Tonga Rugby Union designed to address long-standing governance concerns. The TRU revealed last month that it had been placed in receivership with debts of $130 000 and could not afford to pay staff salaries.

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  5. Tongan Families to Benefit From New PartnershipRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Scoop

    Habitat for Humanity New Zealand and the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga cemented a commitment to shelter projects that will improve the safety, resilience and wellbeing of Tongan families. Habitat for Humanity New Zealand and the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga cemented a commitment to shelter projects that will improve the safety, resilience and wellbeing of Tongan families.

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  6. Missing New Zealander last seen at resortRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    Missing New Zealand visitor Gregory Paul Reynolds was last sighted in Tongatapu on Thursday, 7 April at the Liku'alofa Beach Resort, where he was staying, Tonga Police confirmed yesterday. It is understood that an earlier report that he was last sighted on Friday walking on the road from the resort has been discounted.

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  7. Ha - amo follows funeral of Prince Fatafehi Tu'ipelehakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    ... u and his wife Princess Kaimana, Princess Taone, Princess 'Ofeina, Hon Mailefihi and his wife Hon 'Ene'io. Nuku'alofa, Tonga. April 1999

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  8. Prince Ata sets in motion Oceania Archery ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    The 2016 Oceania Archery Championships was set in motion yesterday, 11 April at Pangai Lahi, at the Nuku'alofa waterfront by Prince Ata, after he landed the first arrow on target. It is the first time for an Oceania Archery Championships to be held in Tonga.

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  9. New Zealand visitor Gregory Paul Reynolds missing on TongatapuRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga Police are appealing for any sightings of a missing New Zealand visitor Mr Gregory Paul Reynolds , of Auckland. Land and sea searches over the weekend have failed to locate him.

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  10. RegionalRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | Samoa News

    Tonga experienced heavy rain and high winds yesterday but it appears cyclone Zena has weakened significantly as the remnants of the cyclone drift away from the country. The Tonga Meteorological Service director, Ofa Fa'anunu, said yesterday morning that the cyclone still had a Category 2 structure.

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  11. Tongans set personal best times in NZ ocean swimRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    ... ut of 394 female participants). In her category female aged 15-19, she placed 29th out of 30. The swimmers returned to Tonga on 4 April and are now preparing for their next event, a 5km open water swim in June.

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  12. Cyclone Zena spares Fiji, heads to TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    ... CYCLONE threatening destruction in Fiji overnight has been downgraded to a category two system as it makes its way to Tonga. But meteorologists said Zena weakened, rather than intensifying, tracking further south than expected, with the main island ...

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  13. Storm warning cancelled as TC Zena weakens over TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    A storm warning for Tongatapu, 'Eua and Ha'apai was cancelled at 2:45pm this afternoon by the Fua'amotu Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, but strong winds may still be experienced this evening. The fast moving Tropical Cyclone Zena that was approaching Tonga from the West this morning has moved further south than expected and the system has been downgraded from Category 2 to Category 1 by Tonga Met this afternoon.

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  14. Tropical Cyclone Zena rapidly moving over Tongatapu todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    Tropical Cyclone Zena is rapidly moving towards southern Tonga and expected to bringing destructive storm force winds this afternoon to Tongatapu, 'Eua and Ha'apai. Forecasters expect the storm to lie about 15km south-southeast of Nuku'alofa or 25km northwest of 'Eua at about 3:00pm today, Thursday 7 April.

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  15. Tropical depression dumps rain in TongatapuRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    Fua'amotu weather station recorded 100.3mm of rain in 24-hours, the highest rainfall dumped on Tongatapu so far this month, during Tropical Depression 15F, which brought gale warnings for Tongatapu and 'Eua last night, and was cancelled as the system moves away from Tonga today. The Fua'amotu Weather Forecasting Centre from 1:00pm yesterday, Tuesday 5 April to 1:00pm today recorded 100.3mm in Fua'amotu and 7.8mm in Vava'u.

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  16. Real Moby Dick: Some Whales Ram With Their HeadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Criminal Report Daily

    ... is the musical, acrobatic humpback. "This photo was taken in August off of the island of Vavau in the Kingdom of Tonga," says photographer Karim Iliya, "moments after this juvenile humpback whale took a sharp turn to avoid smashing into me. See more ...

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  17. Cyclone warning less than a week from Timaru Sallies' mission tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Timaru Herald

    A cyclone is brewing near Tonga as a Timaru Salvation Army group prepares to travel to the capital city of Nuku'alofaa in less than a week's time. But Major Murray Sanson is determined to help, despite receiving an email about the cyclone warning from a volunteer already in the country on Tuesday.

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  18. Tongan lines crew to assist Fiji recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    ... caused by Tropical Cyclone Winston. The group consists of six qualified and experienced line mechanics personnel from Tonga Power Limited, led by line supervisor Metuisela Afu. The first team will leave Tonga for Fiji this Saturday April 9, 2016. ...

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  19. Vava'u welcomes first Fiji Airways flight from NadiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    Fiji Airways Tonga Manager Lavi Maka said today the airline is happy to roll out this service on its Nadi-Vava'u-Tongatapu-Nadi route. She said all passengers are international with the aircraft flying directly from Nadi to Vava'u then Tongatapu and onwards back to Nadi.

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  20. Gale alerts for Tongatapu and 'EuaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | Matangi Tonga

    ... its centre the depression is forecasted to, probably, increase to Tropical Cyclone strength in the next 18-24 hours. Tonga's Fua'amotu Weather Forecasting Centre at 2:30pm today issued Tropical Cyclone Advisory One for Tonga. This included a ...

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