Tonga Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Body of Canadian woman at VaiolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Matangi Tonga

    ... the couple arrived in Vava'u on their yacht on 26 May and docked at the Puatalefusi Harbour. They had visas to stay in Tonga until 21 August.

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  2. Underdog status ahead of Joseph Parker fight nothing new for Solomon HaumonoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... for Anthony Joshua's IBF belt. Solomon Haumono is familiar with against-the-odds predicaments after playing for Tonga against the Kiwis at the 1995 . Rugby League World Cup. Haumono, who played 159 first grade games between 1994-2006, revisited his ...

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  3. Fifth Harmony's Dinah Jane paddles in Nuku'alofaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Matangi Tonga

    Tupou Panuve, Hon. Halaevalu Moheofo Tuita, Dinah-Jane Hansen and Hon. Fanetupouvava'u Tu'ivakano, Nuku'alofa, Tonga.

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  4. Wind power generation surveyed for TongatapuRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Matangi Tonga

    The survey is expected to continue in August and December this year with the hope for finalization of all documents for submission to Japan's Cabinet for a final decision on the project proposal in May next year. The Tonga government will also confirm land issues, road and duty exemptions.

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  5. The adventure doesn't have to stop: Here's how to travel with babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... the Pacific Ocean as sailing crew, my husband and I conceived a child on a small tropical island in the Kingdom of Tonga. We moved home to Montana a few months before the baby was born, determined to still kick around aplenty in the outdoors. Talon, ...

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  6. Tonga's heavenly HeilalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Holiday Lodge, nestled between Ha'atafu and Kanokupolu beaches, promised to be glorious. It's obvious why they call it Tonga's "sunset coast". Yet just before the flaming orb completed its journey over the horizon, the performance was interrupted by ...

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  7. US Peace Corps staffer leaves Tonga after brutal attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Matangi Tonga

    A United States Peace Corps staffer has left Tonga today with her husband after she sustained injuries and bruises to her face in a brutal attack, while jogging on the Sopu waterfront at about 9:30am on Saturday morning, 16 July. The name of the victim who worked with the United States Peace Corps head office in Nuku'alofa has not been released at this stage by Police, who are concerned for her safety.

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  8. The Separation of Church and StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Matangi Tonga

    To say that the Prime Minister and his Government have violated the Separation of Church and State by reinstating Article Modern Tonga was founded by the merging of the "two olives"-the Church and the State. Our motto-"Otua mo Tonga ko Hoku Tofi'a"-sealed our political destiny, and the conversation between Church and State is a logical practical outworking of the essence of our political foundation.

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  9. Tonga's Prince - Ulukalala...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Samoa News

    Sydney, New South Wales, Australia: HIS Royal Highness Prince 'Ulukala , the eldest son of the Crown Prince Tupouto'a Lavaka and Crown Princess Nanasipau'u Tuku'aho and second in line to the Tongan throne, had engaged to the Hon. Sinaitakala Fakafanua at an evening ceremony held at the Observatory Hotel on Friday 20th January 2012.

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  10. Four skiers have chance to represent TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Matangi Tonga

    Four skiers will now have the chance to represent Tonga at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, after the Kingdom was admitted as a member of the International Ski Federation ( This follows on from the historical admission of Tonga in the last Winter Olympic Games in 2014 in Sochi with Bruno Banani competing in the Luge. The future goal of the Royal Tonga Ski Federation is to bring more South Pacific islands to winter sports and to help build the Oceania Team in the Southern Hemisphere together with New Zealand and Australia," she said.

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  11. Regional sportsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | Fiji Times

    Nuku'alofa" Tonga back row Viliami Fihaki has signed a two-year contract with Edinburgh after leaving Sale Sharks. The 29-year-old joined the English Premiership club on a three-year deal in 2013 but only made five appearances for Sale last season.

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  12. Biogas agriculture could be Tonga's ticket to booming agro-economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Matangi Tonga

    A goal of year round agricultural harvesting of top quality organic vegetables is within reach for Tonga, except that farmers need to understand just how valuable pig shit really is in order to achieve this. A remarkable method of "biogas farming" using pigs and their waste to produce high yield top quality produce could transform subsistence farming incomes.

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  13. 'Akosita wins Vava'u 16 By-election, becomes only woman in parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Matangi Tonga

    Akosita Havili Lavulavu is the new Vava'u no. 16 People's Representative to the Tonga Legislative Assembly winning a By-election with 39.4% of the votes yesterday, Thursday 14 July.

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  14. Fire Service pumped with new trucks and equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga Fire and Emergency Services firemen were pumped up with their two fire trucks and fire fighting equipment worth about $100,000 donated by the South Australian Metropolitan Fire Services today. Donated equipment includes an International Skyjet truck, a light duty general purpose pumper truck along with hoses, fire fighting tunics, safety boots, gloves, extension ladder, rescue machines, ropes, safety boots, beacon lights, harness, thermal image camera and tele radios.

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  15. Remains of Lapaha man identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Matangi Tonga

    Human remains found in a bush area of Tongatapu yesterday have been identified as 'Alekisio Taufatahi Kautai , a man who lived by himself at Lapaha, Tonga Police today confirmed today. The body had been undiscovered for for about a week and a half.

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  16. Human remains found at Lapaha bush, may be man aged 40'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga Police are appealing for information that might help to identify the remains of a man, discovered this afternoon, Wednesday 13 July 2016, at Lapaha in Eastern Tongatapu. The body was found in a decomposed state by a member of the public in an unused bush allotment in Lapaha and the Police were notified at about 12:30pm today.

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  17. Vava'u 16 By-election on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Matangi Tonga

    The By-election to decide the seat for Vava'u 16 in the Tonga Legislative Assembly will be held tomorrow Thursday, 14 July contested by four candidates, including one woman. Polling stations will open from 9:00am-4:00pm with the results to be announced soon after the votes are tallied.

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  18. Chance visit led to important study of Tongan Society by Elizabeth Bott Spillius (Nua) 1924-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Matangi Tonga

    ... called Family and Social Network, based on her doctoral research in London. However, it was during a chance visit to Tonga in 1958 that she met Queen Salote, and their friendship over the following two years led to the writing of an important book ...

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  19. LDS Church welfare, humanitarian efforts average $40 million per year, apostle saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Deseret News

    ... in 60 nations of the world, including a major typhoon in the Philippines, a destructive cyclone in the Kingdom of Tonga, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and extensive refugee assistance for Syria and Iraq," Elder Holland said, according to the ...

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  20. Leading Police officer honoured with paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Matangi Tonga

    Assistant Deputy Police Commissioner, Salote Tonga receives a gift from Hon. Pohiva Tu'i'onetoa and Police Commissioner Stephen Caldwell.

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