Tonga Newswire (Page 10)

Tonga Newswire (Page 10)

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

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  1. Stranded students appeal for assistance after cycloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    Tongan law students from Vanuatu are appealing for assistance from the Government of Tonga since their living condition at the campus has worsened with no clean drinking water. The students said they have been trying to cope with the current situation since Tropical Cyclone Pam devastated Vanuatu four-days ago - but they are caught in an impossible situation.

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  2. Japan funds community projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... offshore island of 'Eueiki in Tongatapu." in 'Eua will be upgraded as well as a multipurpose training centre of the Tonga Red Cross in Ha'apai. The people living at 'Eueiki will also be provided with a new boat, safety equipment and construction of ...

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  3. House unites in comfort zone of set culture and traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga's parliament discovered an elusive unity of purpose last month, when after months of frustrating debate over the direction of reform the House led by the Prime Minister, decided almost to a man, that some set beliefs and traditions should be upheld and the Constitution should not be changed to allow Tongan women equality under the law.

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  4. Rescued fishermen thankful to be aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... amilies," he said. The owner of the boat 'Aisake Tu'iono also expressed his thanks to New Zealand, the Tongan Navy and Tonga Police for the immediate response that saved the lives of his crew.

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  5. Life of whales on view in IMAX filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | News Times

    ... in a more positive direction, director Greg MacGillivray visits the waters off Alaska, Hawaii and the Kingdom of Tonga to document how whales communicate, play, care for their young, feed and sing. Researchers track the movements of these creatures ...

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  6. Japan gives $5 million for disaster equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    The Government of Japan today committed $5 million pa'anga grant to Tonga to purchase disaster reduction equipment and products and improve its disaster risk management and response. Dr Kazuchika Hamuro and Prime Minister Hon 'Akilisi Pohiva signed and exchanged notes for the Non-Project Grant Aid, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nuku'alofa.

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  7. Fishermen rescued after engine failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... the fishermen on their boat ' Ana Manusiu, located approximately 54 nautical miles south of Fua'amotu on 13 March. Tonga Police said on Thursday 12 March, New Zealand's Rescue Coordination Centre alerted them that a boat activated a live beacon at ...

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  8. Tanoa group to upgrade hotelRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ONE of Tonga's most iconic properties will reopen under the management of the Tanoa Group of Hotels in 2017. A statement from Tanoa Group of Hotels revealed that following successful discussions with the Tongan Government, it would renovate, refurbish and manage the International Dateline Hotel, which would reopen as the Tanoa Dateline Hotel.

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  9. Amazing pictures reveal new island in PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... coast of Tongatapu, began to form in January from a volcano eruption. GP Orbassano, a photographer and hotel owner in Tonga, visited the island recently with friends. They are believed to be the first people to walk on it, according to the ...

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  10. Ngele'ia student wins trip to JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... from Ngele'ia Government Primary School in Tongatapu was awarded a trip to Japan after winning the written category of Tonga's National Soroban Competition on March 12. He will participate in the Annual Soroban Camp in Oze, Gunma Prefecture in Japan ...

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  11. Eruption of Hunga Tonga volcano forms new islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga -- An underwater volcano off the coast of Tonga, a small Polynesian island nation in the South Pacific, has been erupting since December. Recently, the accumulating lava formed a new island.

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  12. First images of Eartha s newest South Pacific islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | SFGate

    Ever wonder what a newly formed island looks like? Now you know, thanks to three men who ventured out into the South Pacific to visit a new three-month-old landmass. Located off the coast of Tonga's capital Nuku'alofa, the island began to form in January with the eruption of an underwater volcano.

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  13. First Images of a New Island in the Pacific OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Men's Journal

    A volcanic eruption two months ago has resulted in the creation of a new island in the South Pacific. The unnamed island has cooled down and an Italian expat, GP Orbassano, living in Tonga recently visited the new land, documenting the trip.

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  14. Chester flies the flag to celebrate the British Commonwealth of nationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Chester Evening Leader

    ... Research Station on the Antarctic Peninsula and Tristan Da Cunha, the remotest inhabited island in the world. In Tonga the Girl Guides Association of the Kingdom of Tonga were the first in the world to raise their Commonwealth Flag. In the UK, for ...

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  15. Pictures emerge of amazing Pacific island formed by underwater volcanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Independent

    ... admire them while you can because scientists claim it will soon disappear. The island, located about 65 kilometres off Tonga's main island of Tongatapu, began forming in January after the ash from the eruption of an underwater volcano accumulated in ...

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  16. Photographer Documents Trip to Earth's Newest Island With Stunning PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | TheBlaze.com

    A photographer took a series of breathtaking photos as he became the first person to set foot onto Earth's newest island. The South Pacific land mass formed after a December underwater volcano in Tonga, the BBC reported .

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  17. See pictures of Tonga's new volcanic islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | USA Today

    ... The island, located off the coast of Tongatapu, began to form in January from a volcano eruption. See pictures of Tonga's new volcanic island The first photos from a newly-formed island in the Pacific are making their rounds on the Internet. The ...

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  18. Tonga Island in South Pacific Formed From Underwater Volcanic EruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | News Max

    The erupting Hunga Tonga volcano in the South Pacific has birthed a new island that scientists say is likely to be unstable. The 1,600-foot long island is part of the Kingdom of Tonga, a Polynesian state that includes more than 175 small islands.

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  19. First photos: New Tonga island formed by underwater volcanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    A brand new volcanic island has formed off Tonga, and one adventurous photographer has shared the first beautiful photos from his journey to the location. The island is currently unnamed, having just formed on top of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in January, according to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation .

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  20. Before and after: A volcano has formed a new Pacific islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Metro UK News

    The first pictures have emerged of a new island in the South Pacific that was formed following the eruption of an underwater volcano. The 500m long island is located 45km north-west of Nuku'alofa, Tonga, and came into being when Hunga Tonga started erupting in December.

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