Tonga Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Civilian not guilty of Fungavaka manslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... her hand to Manu outside the court when he approached them following the verdict. She has been coming from Auckland to Tonga for the trials over the last two months with the assistance of victim support, and said she intended to return to hear the ...

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  2. Free Church of Tonga (Tonga Tau'ataina) feasts at AteleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    The Annual Conference of the Free Church of Tonga is currently being held this week, bringing hundreds of church members to Nuku'alofa. 5 comments

  3. US fugitive in Tonga appeals removal orderRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... of wire fraud in September 2013. The District Court of Central California in December 2013," Viliami 'Unga Fa'aoa, Tonga's Acting Commissioner of Police, said in a statement. passport had been cancelled and the fugitive was issued with an emergency ... 2 comments

  4. Lord Fusitu'a takes father's seatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Lord Fusitu'a won the Nobles' By-election for the Niuafo'ou and Niuatoputapu seat in the Tonga Legislative Assembly with two votes this morning. 6 comments

  5. Finalists announced for the BNZ Bay of Plenty Expo...Read the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Scoop

    ... development www.heilalavanilla.co.nz Heilala Vanilla started as an aid project in 2002 following a cyclone in Vava'u Tonga when NZ dairy farmer, John Ross, mined his horticultural know-how and appreciation of the Tongan way to put to use a block of ...

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  6. Vai Sikahema says he's had 'a charmed life'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... of 35 yards. Played in 11 regular-season games. Vai Sikahema had no clue what a football was growing up in Nuku'alofa, Tonga, a nation comprised of islands in the South Pacific. Sikahema hailed from a middle-class neighborhood and aspired to be a ...

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  7. Tonga's finest handicrafts on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... viewed the beautiful displays of fine woven mats, tapa cloths (ngatu), and Tongan jewelry, while models showcased Tonga's traditional wedding attire and tau'olunga (dancing) costumes. id, said the aim of the convention was to bring together ... 1 comment

  8. Atenisi to hold "Festival of Democracy"Read the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    'Atenisi University will hold a"festival of democracy" next month, starting on June 17. The two-week event will include various speakers and panel discussions on democracy in Tonga as the country prepares for upcoming general elections in November this year. 2 comments

  9. Polynesian Airlines to service Vava'u from SamoaRead the original story

    May 18, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga's Deputy Prime Minister Samiu Vaipulu has announced that Polynesian Airlines will begin servicing direct flights to Vava'u from Apia, Samoa, in August, following a one month delay in introducing the new service. 14 comments

  10. Talent scouts salivate over Sacred Heart's 'Tongan Thor'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    A 135kg schoolboy nicknamed "the Tongan Thor" whose exceptional rugby skills have made him a YouTube sensation has been inundated with interest from rugby and league clubs both here, Australia and in France, his brother says. 9 comments

  11. Talent scouts salivate over 'Tongan Thor'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    A 135kg schoolboy nicknamed "the Tongan Thor" whose exceptional rugby skills have made him a YouTube sensation has been inundated with interest from rugby and league clubs both here, Australia and in France, his brother says.

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  12. USP and TCL sign internet agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Lord Tu'ivakano as the Chairman of the Tonga Cable Ltd and Professor Rajesh Chandra, the Vice chancellor of the University of the South Pacific signed a contract agreement in Nuku'alofa on 12 May for office at Sopu via the submarine fiber optic telecommunication cable that connects Tonga to Fiji, and to the rest of the world.

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  13. USP and TCL signed agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Lord Tu'ivakano as the Chairman of the Tonga Cable Ltd and Professor Rajesh Chandra, the Vice chancellor of the University of the South Pacific signed a contract agreement in Nuku'alofa on 12 May for office at Sopu via the submarine fiber optic telecommunication cable that connect Tonga to Fiji, and to the rest of the world.

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  14. High speed internet for Vava'u this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... of the Information and Communication Division, Paula Ma'u is the Second Phase of a national project, connecting Tonga via a fiber optic telecommunication cable network to Fiji, and to the rest of the world. The First Phase of the project, connecting ... 2 comments

  15. Queen urges teachers to turn around epidemic of failureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    As Tonga faces an alarming increase in secondary school drop-outs, combined with declining pass rates for the Tonga School Certificate examination, Queen Nanasipau'u Tuku'aho urged Tonga's teachers to save students from what is becoming "an epidemic" of failure. 8 comments

  16. Government lifts moratorium on sea cucumber exportsRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    A decision by the Tongan Cabinet on March 29 to lift a moratorium on the harvesting and the exporting of sea cucumber will accelerate the depletion of Tonga's sea cucumber stock and kill the industry, according to fisheries experts. 4 comments

  17. Government lift moratorium on sea cucumber exportRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    A decision by the Tongan Cabinet on March 29 to lift a moratorium on the harvesting and the exporting of sea cucumber would accelerate the depletion of Tonga's sea cucumber stock, according to fisheries experts.

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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