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  1. Kiwi Fulbright scholar excavates Pacific storiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Scoop

    ... the port-town of Apia, Samoa, Leilani joined the Foreign Service which led to postings in Australia and the Kingdom of Tonga. Through her ability to draw on a range of experiences, Leilani brings a fresh perspective to the fore when tackling issues ...


  2. Birds of the PacificRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Fiji Times

    ... be competing against each other "This year we have a fierce competitor who travels all the way from the Kingdom of Tonga and she is currently Miss Galaxy Tonga." He said the event was an important one for the transgender community because this was ...


  3. Tonga starts $31m upgrade of airport runwaysRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | Matangi Tonga

    ... year, are expected to be completed in 2015. The $31 million pa'anga project is financed by the World Bank through the Tonga Aviation Investment Project under the Pacific Aviation Investment Program. A contract to mark the start of the civil works ... 1 comment

  4. LDS donates medical supplies to Ngu HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Matangi Tonga

    ... thanked the church for the generous donation that will assist in caring for the patients at the hospital. Church in Tonga, said the equipment would help to improve the health care of the people in the outer island group. Doctors would be able to ...


  5. Hilliard SDA Tonga Culture and Creative DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Matangi Tonga

    ... from left Siueli Vakapuna (7), Lavinia Tangimana (7) and Mary Tavake (6). Hilliard Memorial School. Nuku'alofa, Tonga, 11 August 2014. Class 2 pupils, from left Siueli Vakapuna, Lavinia Tangimana and Mary Tavake. Hilliard Memorial School. ...


  6. Rescued Tongan fisherman to go to SuvaRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 10 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga Police this morning confirmed that the three Tongan men found at Oneata on the Lau Group on Friday, 8 August are the missing Nomuka fishermen. 3 comments

  7. Sam creates historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Fiji Times

    ... Eton in the final stage, who won by 1 A1 4 lengths in a time of 6'43". Sam spent his early years in Vava'u, Kingdom of Tonga, rural Oxfordshire, Rome, New Delhi and Brussels. Since 2006, Sam has schooled in Oxford, first at the Dragon School and now ...


  8. "Jonah From Tonga": HBO has forgotten the first rule of brownfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | Salon

    Chris Lilley's "Jonah from Tonga" is a satire, but it's hard to figure out what exactly it's trying to say Despite protests , HBO is moving ahead with a show by controversial Australian comedian Chris Lilley, who, at 39, is the unlikely star of a mockumentary about a troubled 14-year-old boy from the Kingdom of Tonga named Jonah. 5 comments

  9. Three Tongan men found at sea in Lau GroupRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga Police said they received information from Fiji Police around 2:00pm today that divers had found three men, believed to be Tongans, swimming in the sea near Oneata. 1 comment

  10. Chinese hospital ship to visit TongaRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | Matangi Tonga

    The navy hospital ship "Peace Ark" will visit Tonga and provide medical services as part of the Harmony Mission 2014.


  11. USP Tonga showcases coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Matangi Tonga

    The University of the South Pacific Tonga campus held its 'Open Day' program, beginning with a float parade this morning in Nuku'alofa. 1 comment

  12. Niuatoputapu Agriculture Show 2014 opensRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Matangi Tonga

    ... ar. The King, accompanied by Queen Nanasipau'u, arrived at Mata'aho Airport on a new 17-seater Y-12 aircraft gifted to Tonga from China.


  13. Tonga new Y-12 aircraft arrives in Vava'uRead the original story

    Monday Aug 4 | Matangi Tonga

    ... Kai said that the manufacture of the brand new Y-12 aircraft was completed just last month, before it made its way to Tonga. The Y-12 aircraft is the second aircraft to be gifted to Tonga by the Chinese government. The first was the 60 aircraft that ...


  14. Call for Tonga museum to showcase Polynesian historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | ABC News

    An archaeologist whose work has traced the origins of Polynesian settlement in the Pacific says its a shame Tonga doesn't have a museum to showcase its own history.


  15. Nauru appoints new Supreme Court bench after row over judicial independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | ABC News

    ... on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Solomon Islands in 2008 and was awarded a life peerage by the Kingdom of Tonga in 2010. Mr Khan has worked as a magistrate in Fiji and the Solomon Islands and is admitted to practice in the High Court of ...


  16. New Australian volunteers for TongaRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... organisations. Australia High Commission Office, Nuku'alofa. The group is the third group of Australian volunteers for Tonga this year. There are 16 Australian volunteers who are currently working in Tonga. These groups of Australian volunteers are ...


  17. Pacific Angel-Tonga wraps upRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | Alamogordo Daily News

    NEIAFU, TONGA >> More than 4,300 patients received care and five schools obtained much needed upgrades as Operation Pacific Angel 14-3, a joint and combined humanitarian mission, closed July 25. The Pacific Air Forces-led exercise consisted of three tiers - a healthcare services outreach, subject matter expert exchanges and engineering civil action ... (more)


  18. Tonga Agriculture Shows start August 6Read the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    The 2014 Agriculture and Fisheries Show will be held on August 6-23 in six islands except for the Ha'apai Group who are recovering from Tropical Cyclone Ian.


  19. New bicycles for Fatumu Patrol Post patrolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    The Tongan Police have donated bicycles to the Fatumu village Community Patrol Post to assist volunteers in their patrolling of their community.


  20. Tonga hosts meeting to fight life style diseasesRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    A three day meeting in Nuku'alofa of international health communicators aimed to seek new approaches to fight Non-Communicable Diseases and to promote health.