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  1. Rugby kit given to Tongan schools by Leslie RugbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 17 | Matangi Tonga

    Tongatapu secondary schools prefects, representing from left, Tonga College, Tonga High School, Liahona High School, and 'Api Fo'ou College.

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  2. Pair jailed for corrupt passport scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... forgery of two Tongan passports. Corrupt scams of this kind go the heart and impugn the integrity and security of Tonga's passport regime and machinery of border controla . Offending of this kind has potential to bring into disrepute Tonga in the ...

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  3. MS Queen Victoria calls into Nuku'alofaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Latu Lui the Operations Manager for Pacific Forum Line (Tonga), said the cruise ship arrived from Auckland with 1800 plus passengers and over 900 crew. He said this was the second time the cruise ship had visited Tonga since it first came in 2009. It ... 1 comment

  4. Julia HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | Eugene Weekly

    ... in 1990, joined the Peace Corps and found herself teaching high school science in an island village in the Kingdom of Tonga. "The students were respectful and eager to learn," says Harvey, who stayed three years, fell in love with teaching, then got ...

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  5. Julia HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | Eugene Weekly

    ... in 1990, joined the Peace Corps and found herself teaching high school science in an island village in the Kingdom of Tonga. "The students were respectful and eager to learn," says Harvey, who stayed three years, fell in love with teaching, then got ...

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  6. Five Liahona ex-students charged after school fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Five men, identified as Liahona ex-students, have been arrested and charged in connection with a school fight in Nuku'alofa on March 6. Another eight suspects were to be arrested today, according to Tonga Police. 13 comments

  7. Government ship on aid missionRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... that below her water line she was far superior to vessels that were built in China that were five years old". He said Tonga Port Control had inspected the ship and found no faults. It was well suited to the shallow harbours that were a feature of ...

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  8. Queensland Tongans raise $13,000 for Ha'apaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    The funds were donated at a concert hosted by "Nofo 'a Kainga" (Queensland Tonga Council) two weeks ago in Queensland's capital city, Brisbane, brought together families, Tongan Church denominations, Kava Clubs and Tongan ex-student associations. The ... 1 comment

  9. New trucks for electricity network upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Four new bucket trucks were added to Tonga Power Ltd's vehicle fleet to help upgrade the electricity distribution network of 33 villages in Tongatapu over the next five-years. 1 comment

  10. High risk for dengue fever during Tonga's warm weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga remains at high risk for dengue fever after two cases were reported in Tongatapu last month, said the Director of Health. 2 comments

  11. IWD Inspiring change - " in Tonga we still have a long way to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... throw away from the new cruise ship berth at Vuna Wharf, the Talamahu Market is the place where women's real status in Tonga is on display for all to see On the floor, in the darkest corridor, at the back of the market, you will find Tonga's ... 7 comments

  12. Liahona ex-students arrested as school boys violence escalatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Amid growing concern over the escalating schools violence in Nuku'alofa, Tonga Police beefed up their patrols around the seafront bus station and A brawl of about 50 boys at the seafront bus terminal, in full view of passengers on board a visiting cruise ship at Vuna Wharf, scared local business operators and frustrated the police on the afternoon ... (more)

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  13. Donations flow in for Ha'apaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    The Tongan community in Hilo, Hawaii this week shipped a container of goods for the needy people of Ha'apai in Tonga. 1 comment

  14. New Zealand Scientists Find Rare Snail Fish 7,000 Metres Below the SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | International Business Times

    ... in Scotland. A free diver exhales through his snorkel as he surfaces from the deep Pacific Ocean, Oceania, Kingdom of Tonga. May 21, 2011. REUTERS The hadal snail fish is the second fish that has been caught alive. According to reports, it was only ...

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  15. Finland opens consulate in Nuku'alofaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... for the occasion. He said that Finland desired to establish diplomatic relation with small countries such as Tonga, and he was optimistic of a friendly and a closer working relation between the two countries. Ms Adiloa Fifita, a Nuku'alofa business ...

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  16. Rotten chicken fouls scenic coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... 10 tonnes of rotten chicken, dumped onto a picnic spot on Tongatapu's scenic Hufangalupe coastline last week. Matangi Tonga has found out that the Ministry of Health inspectors approved the dump and that the owner, the shipping agency, the insurance ... 4 comments

  17. Danger of electrocution during cyclone floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... in Tongatapu's heavily-populated areas was a concern during Tropical Cyclone Kofi over the weekend, March 1-2, as Tonga's National Emergency Management Office ( But flooded homeowners need to understand that they are responsible for turning their ... 2 comments

  18. Tonga: A reformist old warriora s political agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2014 | Scoop

    An old political veteran is about to make this year's parliamentary election in Tonga a final staging for perhaps the most radical challenge to the powers that be concerning power sharing and democracy.

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  19. Tonga government awards 5% salary rise to civil servantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga's public servants were awarded a 5% pay rise in mid-February, back-dated to January, said Tufui Faletau, the acting has to finance the 5% salary rise from its own internal financial sources, because government ministries could not reshuffle their own budget allocations to finance their own salary increase. 1 comment

  20. Police seek tattooed man with Mickey Mouse t-shirtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga Police want to talk to a tattooed man who was wearing a Mickey Mouse t-shirt, and another man, who were seen in the By-Pass Road, Halaleva area of Nuku'alofa, on the morning of Thursday, February 20, the day of a homicide. 12 comments