Tonga Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Crown Princess Masako unexpectedly joins meeting with Japanese in TongaRead the original story

    Monday Jul 6 | The Japan Times

    Despite health concerns, Crown Princess Masako unexpectedly joined Crown Prince Naruhito for a hastily arranged meeting with Japanese residents of Tonga on Sunday. The Crown Princess, who has been diagnosed with a stress-induced adjustment disorder, wasn't initially scheduled to join the meeting at the Japanese Embassy in the Tongan capital.

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  2. Princess launches book on Tonga: land of Kings, chiefs and relativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Matangi Tonga

    A new book called "Tonga: Fonua 'a Kainga" was launched by Princess Mele Siu'ilikutapu at the Queen Salote College Hall on 3 July. A portrait of King Tupou The 214 pages book, written in the Tongan language is the first of its kind.

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  3. Tongan king crowned in traditional ceremony in presence of world leaders, diplomatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | The China Post

    NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga--Tupou VI was formally crowned King of Tonga on Saturday before thousands of people including heads of state and dignitaries from around the world, capping a week steeped in traditional rites. Because it is taboo for Tongans to touch their king's head, a retired Australian minister was flown in to perform the televised crowning.

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  4. Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess MasakoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Matangi Tonga

    ... who were at the centre of attention were Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako, after arriving in Tonga on Friday 3 July on a special flight together with government officials and 42 media representatives from Japan. The Japanese ...

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  5. Chinese president's envoy attends crowning ceremony of Tongan kingRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 4 | Xinhuanet

    Chinese President Xi Jinping 's special envoy, head of the China National Tourism Administration Li Jinzao has attended the crowning ceremony of King Tupou VI in the Tongan capital of Nuku'alofa and met with the king and the queen. Conveying President Xi's sincere congratulations to King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u, Li said that China attaches great importance to developing bilateral relations with Tonga, and is willing to make concerted efforts with Tonga in strengthening exchanges and cooperation in order to promote the bilateral ties.

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  6. Tupou VI was formally crowned King of Tonga before thousands of people.Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 4 | Times of Oman

    Newly crowned King Tupou VI, left, and Queen Nanasipau'u, right, stand before the delegation at the Centenary Church in Nuku'alofa on Saturday. Tupou VI was formally crowned King of Tonga before thousands of people including heads of state and dignitaries from around the world, capping a week steeped in traditional rites.

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  7. Tonga's King Tupou VI crownedRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 4 | Xinhuanet

    At the Free Wesleyan Centenary Church in the Tongan capital of Nuku'alofa, King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u were crowned by Rev D'arcy Wood, a minister of the Uniting Church in Australia, local news website Matangi Tonga Online reported. More than 1,000 guests, including foreign royal family members, heads of states, as well as diplomats filled the church to witness the ceremony.

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  8. HM King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u crowned at Centenary ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Matangi Tonga

    Wood, a minister of the Uniting Church in Australia crowns the King and Queen was assisted by Dr 'Ahio and Dr Tevita Havea - the President and the Secretary General of of the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga.

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  9. Tonga: King Tupou VI crowned as new kingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Sydney Morning Herald

    King Tupou VI of Tonga is crowned during the official coronation ceremony in Nuku'alofa before he and the queen are greeted with a rapturous reception in the street. The king came, walking among commoners seated on the floor, their feet bare or clad in compression stockings.

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  10. Tongan king crowned in traditional ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Bangkok Post

    Tupou VI was formally crowned King of Tonga on Saturday before thousands of people including heads of state and dignitaries from around the world, capping a week steeped in traditional rites. Tonga's King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u attend "Education Day" at the Teufaiva Stadium during the week-long coronation celebrations in Nuku'alofa on July 1, 2015 Because it is taboo for Tongans to touch their king's head, a retired Australian minister was flown in to perform the crowning which was televised.

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  11. Tonga crowns king, country partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Tupou VI has been formally crowned King of Tonga in front of thousands of people, including heads of state and dignitaries from around the world. Balls, lunches and block parties have been held during the eight day's leading up to the coronation, which took place on Saturday in Nuku'alofa.

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  12. Liahona Alumni float parade attracts crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Matangi Tonga

    ... Prince Ata sitting on a gold chair. Other colourful floats included Hawaiian hula dancers and Liahona Alumni from Tonga, Australia, New Zealand and the United States. Secondary school brass bands from Liahona, Tonga High School, Queen Saalote ...

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  13. Volcanic eruption in Pacific nation of Tonga causes cancellation of all international flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Neepawa Press

    All international flights to the small island nation of Tonga were cancelled Tuesday after a volcanic eruption sent plumes of ash into the sky. Carriers are hoping at least some flights to the Pacific archipelago that's home to about 106,000 people will resume Wednesday.

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  14. Tonga coronation: celebrations in Polynesia's constitutional monarchyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The king is everywhere. On street posters and water bottles and archways lit up like Christmas trees across Tonga.

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  15. Minister to attend Tongan coronationRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Scoop

    Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga will travel to Tonga today to attend the coronation of King Tupou VI. Mr Lotu-Iiga will attend the coronation in Nuku'alofa tomorrow as part of a New Zealand delegation that includes Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae, Labour leader Andrew Little, New Zealand First leader Winston Peters and MA ori Party co-leader Marama Fox.

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  16. Fiji, Tonga dealRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... MOU was based on the Air Service Agreement which would allow Fiji Airways and Fiji Link to carry out flights within Tonga, in particular between Tongatapu and Vavau. "This agreement has been reached with the fact that both countries are agreeable to ...

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  17. Fiji's national airline secures Tonga routesRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said Fiji Airways/Fiji Link would be able to run schedule flights between Tongatapu and Vavau in Tonga.

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  18. Students perform for King and Queen at colourful Education DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    The theme 'Showcasing Education in Tonga' was in honour of the Coronation of the king, to be held on Saturday 4 July, at the Centenary Church. Dressed in red and white, hundreds of primary school students massed to form the flag on the rugby field, while cheering for the King and Queen.

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  19. HM Tupou VI awards medals of honourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    Among the recipients of medals were Cardinal Petita Mafi, the Prime Minister, Hon 'Akilisi Pohiva, Cabinet Ministers, members of the Diplomatic Corps, foreigners and members of the Tongan community who have given service to the monarch. The three categories of medals that were presented were, the Order of Queen Salote, Royal Household Order, Order of the Crown and the Royal Military Order of St George.

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  20. The Rhythms of OneWorld 2015 International Choral Festival Opening NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... by the UNRocks Music Group, which is composed of UN ambassadors from Denmark, Kingdom of Thailand, Kingdom of Tonga, Republic of Korea, Romania, and Serbia. Each group had a unique and appealing style, and all of the groups came together for the ...

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