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

    Aug 8, 2014 | 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

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

    Aug 7, 2014 | 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

  3. Chinese hospital ship to visit TongaRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

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

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

    Aug 7, 2014 | 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

  5. Niuatoputapu Agriculture Show 2014 opensRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | 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.

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

    Aug 4, 2014 | 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 ...

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

    Aug 4, 2014 | 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.

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  8. 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 ...

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  9. 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 ...

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  10. 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)

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  11. 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.

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  12. 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.

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  13. 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.

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  14. New patrol equipment for Fatumu Patrol PostRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    The Tongan Police has donated basic equipment to the Fatumu village Community Patrol Post to assist volunteers in their patrolling of their community. 3 comments

  15. Tonga Was Once A Major Trading Hub, Artifacts ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | Switched

    The seafaring empire of Tonga in the South Pacific Ocean once spanned more than a thousand miles, serving as the hub through which distant settlements exchanged artifacts and ideas, researchers say.

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  16. Excavation unearths ancient LapitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... We find this type of pottery across the Pacific from the coastal areas of New Guinea all the way to the islands of Tonga and Samoa." "It's very distinctive you can't miss Lapita pottery because it has this kind of designa it's very very unique. We ...

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  17. Excavation uncovers ancient LapitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... We find this type of pottery across the Pacific from the coastal areas of New Guinea all the way to the islands of Tonga and Samoa." "It's very distinctive you can't miss Lapita pottery because it has this kind of designa it's very very unique. We ... 3 comments

  18. Tonga May Have Been a Vast Seafaring EmpireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | LiveScience

    The seafaring empire of Tonga in the South Pacific Ocean once spanned more than a thousand miles, serving as the hub through which distant settlements exchanged artifacts and ideas, researchers say. 2 comments

  19. LDS Church assists to rebuild homes in Ha'apaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... Cyclone Ian in Ha'apai. Elder 'Aisake Tukuafu the Latter-day Saint Area Seventy and Howard Niu the Church's of Tonga Service Centre Manager, co-signed a Elder Tukuafu said they are grateful for the leadership of the Prime Minister and the Tongan ...

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  20. Rotary elects youngest PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... members received their certificate for completing Basic First Aid Course with the Red Cross. Sione Taumoefolau of the Tonga Red Cross attended the evening for the presentation of the certificates. Guest Speaker Lennie Nitt recalled the twinning ... 2 comments