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Lifestyle 'human tsunami' threatens Pacific as biggest economic story - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Lifestyle 'human tsunami' threatens Pacific as biggest economic story - Scoop.co.nz (press release) | Tonga Pride | Scoop.it
Scoop.co.nz (press release) Lifestyle 'human tsunami' threatens Pacific as biggest economic story Scoop.co.nz (press release) Taimi Media Network publisher Kalafi Moala of Tonga also talked about collaboration as a way for small Pacific news groups...
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18 Tonga Education

Australia is supporting vocational education in Tonga through advanced teacher training programs, helping the country to build a skilled workforce.
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Tonga picks up tips from New Zealand to improve education - Radio New Zealand

Tonga picks up tips from New Zealand to improve education - Radio New Zealand | Tonga Pride | Scoop.it
Tonga picks up tips from New Zealand to improve education
Radio New Zealand
Tonga's Minister of Education is hoping to pick up some useful tips from a New Zealand school to help improve regressing education in Tonga.
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Pacific Partnership 2013 renovates Tonga's needy schools - Matangi Tonga

Pacific Partnership 2013 renovates Tonga's needy schools - Matangi Tonga | Tonga Pride | Scoop.it
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Pacific Partnership 2013 renovates Tonga's needy schools
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Tonga's Minister for Education and Training, Hon.
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Heilala Festival 2013 to be held June 24

Heilala Festival 2013 to be held June 24 | Tonga Pride | Scoop.it
The Heilala Week Festival 2013 is confirmed at Vuna Wharf from  June 24 through to July 6, a post on the Miss Heilala Supporters Face Book page  says.
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Ashley Tonga making waves overseas

Ashley Tonga making waves overseas | Tonga Pride | Scoop.it
18-year-old drag queen Ashley Tonga stunned New Zealand audiences with a flamboyant rendition of 'Proud Mary' on X Factor New Zealand that saw her progress to the boot camp stage of the competition.
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Tongan academic says defamation action part of ongoing feud - Radio New Zealand International

Tongan academic says defamation action part of ongoing feud
Radio New Zealand International
A Tongan academic in New Zealand says the latest defamation action in Tonga against the Kele'a newspaper is all part of an ongoing feud between politicians.
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Few tsunami safe spots in Tongan capital - Radio Australia

Few tsunami safe spots in Tongan capital
Radio Australia
If a tsunami ever hits the Tongan capital, Nukualofa, one of the safest people in town will be the New Zealand High Commissioner. Few tsunami safe spots in Tongan capital (Credit: ABC).
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Tongan vanilla to bounce back - Islands Business

Tongan vanilla to bounce back - Islands Business | Tonga Pride | Scoop.it
Tongan vanilla to bounce back
Islands Business
Tonga's vanilla industry is looking promising again as local growers and exporters clinch new deals likely to lift output over the next year.
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Islands need more access to players: Brent Kite - NEWS.com.au

Islands need more access to players: Brent Kite - NEWS.com.au | Tonga Pride | Scoop.it
Islands need more access to players: Brent Kite NEWS.com.au Representing Tonga for the first time since 2000 after playing 14 Test matches for the Kangaroos, Kite said the game must consider making it easier for players to move between the...
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Tonga's road to redemption | Ipswich Queensland Times

Tonga's road to redemption | Ipswich Queensland Times | Tonga Pride | Scoop.it
FROM sinner to saint, the redemption of Charles Tonga has been a long and winding road, writes QT journalist Joel Gould in The Big Read.
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New Pasifika director appointed

New Pasifika director appointed | Tonga Pride | Scoop.it
Tongan-born Dr Malakai Koloamatangi has been appointed as the new Pasifika director within the Office of the Assistant Vice Chancellor (Māori and Pasifika).
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Reading the Maps: Taniela Vao and the Tongan art of time travel

Reading the Maps: Taniela Vao and the Tongan art of time travel | Tonga Pride | Scoop.it
It was a pleasure when Taniela Vao, political scientist, scholar of Tongan history, lay minister in the Free Wesleyan Church, pig breeder, and activist in his country's thriving Democratic Party, dropped into my son's second ...
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Ako ki he Kava Tonga

An introductory study of common practice of Fai Kava in the Kingdom of Tonga. Video taken in Summer 2012 throughout the Island Kingdom. This is the 2nd editi...
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Tongans successful in NZ Pacific immigration ballot - Matangi Tonga

Tongans successful in NZ Pacific immigration ballot - Matangi Tonga | Tonga Pride | Scoop.it
Tongans successful in NZ Pacific immigration ballot
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A total of 78 principal Tongan applicants were successful in the New Zealand government's Pacific immigration quota ballot for 2013, Angie Enoka, of New Zealand Immigration said today.
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Tongan Language Week Empowerment

Tongan Language Week Empowerment | Tonga Pride | Scoop.it
Lets learn the language for life rather than learn it for a week and forget about it next week.
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Tonga celebrates arrival of Broadband

Tonga celebrates arrival of Broadband | Tonga Pride | Scoop.it
Tonga's National ICT Day showcased the advent of high-speed internet in July, under the first phase of the Pacific Regional Connectivity Project supported by the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
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Fungavaka family suing Tongan Govt - 3News NZ

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Fungavaka family suing Tongan Govt
3News NZ
The family of a South Auckland police officer who died after being beaten to death in a Tongan police cell is suing the Tongan government and demanding an apology.
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Tonga wins away - Fiji Times

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Tonga wins away
Fiji Times
LOS ANGELES, California - Tonga bounced back from a surprise defeat to Canada with an 18-9 triumph over the United States yesterday in rugby's Pacific Nations Cup.
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US, UK training Tongan Troops for Afghanistan - Military.com

US, UK training Tongan Troops for Afghanistan
Military.com
Several dozen soldiers from the South Pacific nation of Tonga are training with British and U.S. troops to take up support roles in Afghanistan, officials say.
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Tongan women celebrate - Marlborough Express

Tongan women celebrate - Marlborough Express | Tonga Pride | Scoop.it
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Tongan women celebrate
Marlborough Express
A group of Tongan women have come together to celebrate their heritage, empower each other and build links in the Marlborough Community.
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Tongan journalists excel in first Journalism Awards programme - Matangi Tonga

Tongan journalists excel in first Journalism Awards programme - Matangi Tonga | Tonga Pride | Scoop.it
Matangi Tonga Tongan journalists excel in first Journalism Awards programme Matangi Tonga Journalism awards went to, from left, Lesila Lokotui To'ia (Women and Children Crisis Centre); Mele Vaka Havili (Tonga Broadcasting Commission, Radio Tonga...
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TONGAN ATHLETE SLEDDING HIS WAY TO 2014 WINTER OLYMPICS | The What It Do » Urban Island Review

TONGAN ATHLETE SLEDDING HIS WAY TO 2014 WINTER OLYMPICS | The What It Do » Urban Island Review | Tonga Pride | Scoop.it
Tongan athlete and science student, Bruno Banani, is making his mark on luge racing. The 26-year-old has been traveling throughout Europe and North America,
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