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  1. Nuku'alofa Government Primary School and the Tonga Village Network Upgrade Project welcome NZ PMRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    The New Zealand Prime Minister John Key visited the Nuku'alofa Government Primary School and the Tonga Village Network Upgrade Project site at Ha'avakatolo this afternoon.

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  2. NZ provides million-dollar support to stadium and educationRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    Visiting Tonga, New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key this morning pledged around $2 million assistance to upgrade Tonga's Teufaiva Stadium for the 2019 Pacific Games.

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  3. East Asia and the Pacific: The Kingdom of Tonga Independence DayRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I offer warm wishes and congratulations to the people of the Kingdom of Tonga as you celebrate the anniversary of your nation's independence on June 4. The United States and the Kingdom of Tonga share a close partnership based on mutual respect and shared interests.

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  4. New Zealand helps Tongan deepwater fisheries devel...Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | Scoop

    A programme to help Tonga maximise the economic benefits of commercial fishing has been launched in the countrys capital, Nukualofa.

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  5. Digicel Relaunches DigiNET Satellite Broadband Wireless Service in Tonga With Aptilo NetworksRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2009 | Broadband Wireless Exchange Magazine

    ... operator in the Pacific, is relaunching DigiNET, Digicel's satellite wireless broadband service in the Kingdom of Tonga, using the Aptilo Carrier Wireless Service Management System. The network utilizes the Motorola Canopy Wireless Broadband System, ...

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  6. New Zealand helps Tongan deepwater fisheries developmentRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | Scoop

    A programme to help Tonga maximise the economic benefits of commercial fishing has been launched in the country's capital, Nuku'alofa.

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  7. Tonga defends China aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    Tonga's Prime Minister has sent a blunt message to those critical of his government borrowing from Beijing - no one else will offer such cheap interest rates.

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  8. DOD Official: U.S. Will Not Allow Iran to Acquire Nuclear WeaponRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2014 | Official Wire News

    ... Obama and the people of the United States, I offer warm wishes and congratulations to the people of the Kingdom of Tonga as you celebrate the anniversary of your nation's independence on June 4. The United States and the Kingdom of Tonga share a ...

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  9. Free Church of Tonga (Tonga Tau'ataina) feasts at AteleRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

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

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  10. NZ to contribute to the upgrade of Teufaiva StadiumRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | Scoop

    Prime Minister John Key has today announced New Zealand will contribute around $2 million towards upgrading Tonga's national stadium in Nuku'alofa ahead of the 2019 Pacific Games.

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  11. NZ to invest $5 million to rebuild Tongan schoolsRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | Scoop

    Prime Minister John Key has today announced New Zealand will contribute $5 million to rebuilding schools in Tonga's Ha'apai islands following the devastating Cyclone Ian earlier this year.

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  12. Potters share their world through clayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2014 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Clay artist Shaz Ball has returned to the Okanagan from the Kingdom of Tonga, where she lived for five years, and will be exhibiting her work at the annual Okanagan Potters Association spring show and sale in Vernon this coming weekend.

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  13. 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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  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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

  20. 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