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  1. Netball campaign encourages women to get activeRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    A third phase of the Kau Mai Tonga Ke Tau Netipolo "C'mon Tonga Let's Play Netball" was launched on Wednesday, May 14 in a continuing campaign to encourage Tongan women to become more physically active through netball.

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  2. New Port Master for Ports Authority TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... customers and all stakeholders within the Ports of Nuku'alofa." "It is an exciting time for Ports Authority Tonga with its ambitious plans for the development of the port of Nuku'alofa. These plans will consolidate Tonga as a key seaport in the ...

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  3. Man charged with murder of 19-year-oldRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    A 32-year-old man, who turned himself in to the Tonga Police, has been charged with the murder of a 19-year-old man, who was found lying injured in front of the Government Primary School at Hala 'o Vave on Sunday morning. 8 comments

  4. From the House report offends EBCRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    In response to a Public Notice issued by the Electoral Boundaries Commission on May 6, stating that they have been offended by my report From the House, headlined Election deadline looms as House rejects changes to constituencies , published in the Matangi Tonga Online on Friday, April 25, 2014 - 20:00, I would like to reply that we stand by our ... (more)

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  5. Tonga celebrates World Red Cross DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    The Tonga Red Cross Society celebrated Red Cross day yesterday Thursday, 8 May at its national headquarters in Nuku'alofa, with a display of information and fundraising activities, selling pre-loved clothing and baking.

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  6. Fungavaka funeral at Fua - amotuRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga's Police Commissioner Grant O'Fee and George Fanamanu a New Zealand Police Advisor attended the funeral service held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

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  7. Tonga's royal funeral plans...Read the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Samoa News

    ... Kong on Sunday and was due to be interred at the royal burial grounds on Wednesday. But officials have told Matangi Tonga that the new king, who is with his brother's body in Hong Kong, wants a faster and cheaper service. Political sources in ...

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  8. Imports boost Menzies lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2014 | Southland Times

    ... Southland under-18 squad. With a time of 11.39sec the Menzies College recruit finished third in the 100m final at the Tonga National School Athletics Championships at Teufaiva Stadium in Nuku'alofa in April last year. Likiafu's rugby goals include ...

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  9. Suicide after stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    A 26-year-old man who was a suspect in a stabbing investigation in Nuku'alofa, has committed suicide, Tonga Police reported today.

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  10. Regional approach to sexual healthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... to all people, including vulnerable groups such as homosexuals, young people, women, seafarers and sex workers. Tonga Leitis Association President Joey Joleen Mataele shares a moment with her daughter by the waterfront in Nuku'alofa, Tonga. The term ... 5 comments

  11. Exporting fresh produce a challenge for Pacific islands growersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Putting fresh products onto supermarket shelves in other countries is a major challenge, said Annalize Struwig, an independent consultant, who evaluated Tonga's progress under the Pacific Horticultural and Agricultural Market Access , with vice-chair Afeaki , and members: Viliami Manu and Viliami Kami . 2 comments

  12. Kali Fungavaka's father dies at Vaiola HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Tavake Fungavaka passed away on the afternoon of Saturday, May 3 at Vaiola Hospital, his sister Sulieti Tu'akoi confirmed to Matangi Tonga this morning. 3 comments

  13. Real Tonga suspends pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    The pilot of a Real Tonga Queen Air that made an emergency belly-landing at the 'Eua airstrip last week has been suspended. 7 comments

  14. Tonga opposition MP Saulala...Read the original story

    May 2, 2014 | Samoa News

    ... Party, Sangster Saulala, has confirmed he has taken up a ministerial post in the government of Lord Tu'ivakano. Radio Tonga reports that Mr Saulala, the People's Representative for Tongatapu 7, has become the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, ...

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  15. Tonga Jolted By Strong Undersea TemblorRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | Earthweek

    Residents of the South Pacific island nation of Tonga reported a violent jolt from a 6.2 magnitude undersea quake located 45 miles northeast of the capital Nuku'alofa.

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  16. MV 'Otuanga'ofa ferry runs aground at NiuatoputapuRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... at Hihifo, Niuatoputapu, said that most of the passengers who were on-board were members of the Chiefly Church of Tonga and the Free Church of Tonga who were on their way to attend the annual conferences of the churches in Nuku'alofa. 'Otuanga'ofa ... 3 comments

  17. Mission Statement at the Conclusion of the 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of TongaRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    The tourism outlook is improving. The reconstruction from a recent cyclone and the preparation for the 2019 South Pacific Games are expected to lead to both additional financing needs and a temporary boost to growth.

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  18. "Thank God we are saved!"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Naita Fe'ao, the Manager of Tonga Power Ltd., 'Eua branch, who was sitting right behind the pilot, said they did not feel afraid because the pilot did not alarm them.

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  19. Press Release: Mission Statement at the Conclusion of the 2014...Read the original story

    Apr 29, 2014 | International Monetary Fund

    ... The mission met with Minister for Finance & National Planning 'Aisake Valu Eke, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Tonga Sione Ngongo Kioa, other senior government officials and private sector representatives. "Tonga's economy appears to be rebounding, ...

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  20. Plane crash lands at 'EuaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    News of a crash landing of an aircraft at 'Eua this morning is coming out as horrified 'Eua residents witnessed a plane land without its landing gear down. 8 comments