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Tonga

An intermittent smoke eruption towering up to 17000ft over Metis Shoal submarine #volcano, Tonga, has an increased… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Marina Theresia #Trost (43), an accomplished #German jazz singer, remains missing after scuba diving in The Cathedr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

#Tonga Police are concerned over the number of #firearms and ammunition being smuggled into Tonga and the risks the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A Senior Customs Officer (59) was arrested by Tonga's Drug Enforcement Taskforce April 24, after customs intercepte… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

#Tonga Justice Minister Sione Vuna Fa’otusia, charged with wrongful interference with the course of justice and usi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

King #Tupou VI of #Tonga, acting on three public petitions, has opened urgent investigations into alleged mal-admin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

NZ owned #Scenic Hotel #Tonga removed its sign today Mar 22 in unexplained shock closure. Matangi Tonga reports an… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Tonga Police are investigating cause of Jan 20 submarine fibre optic cable cut to determine if damage was deliberat… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Three petitions calling for King Tupou VI to dissolve #Tonga's Parliament and establish a Royal Commission of Inqui… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

In a New Year pep talk #Tonga's PM 'Akilisi Pohiva tells staff that govt reform and mindset retraining is on the ca… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Hydrographers surveying #Tonga's waters have found uncharted marine #volcanoes big enough to sink a cruise ship. Ca… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Miss Papua New Guinea, Leoshina Mercy Kariha (18) was crowned Miss Pacific Islands 2018 at ‘Atele Stadium, Tonga, e… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

#Megan dazzles in white gown for royal reception in #Tonga. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex appeared polished for a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Judge warns prosecutions for illicit drugs in #Tonga in jeopardy, after discharging man charged with meth possessio… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Duke and Duchess of #Sussex will visit #Tonga October 25-26, advisor to Tonga's PM Lopeti Senituli, confirmed t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Auckland law student, Kalo Funganitao (23) was crowned #Tonga's Miss Heilala 2018 in Nuku'alofa, early today July 7… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

#Tonga's PM 'Akilisi #Pohiva is accused of "dictatorial and blatant, political interference with sport” by Lord Tup… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

King Tupou VI commissioned Tonga's new Taufa’ahau Tupou IV Wharf today, 1 June in Nuku'alofa. The domestic ferry wh… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

#Methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $2 million pa’anga, was seized last night, May 8, at #Tonga's Fu… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

#Tonga was unfairly vilified in #Pedophilia and Child Porn report says Tonic domain registry's Eric Guillichsen, af… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

#PrinceCharles, hopes to visit #Tonga "in the near future", Tonga's PM 'Akilisi Pohiva divulged today matangitonga.to/node/19179

Tongan PM 'Akilisi Pohiva this morning revealed he fired ‘Akosita Lavulavu, his Minister for Internal Affairs and S… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Three #Tongan politicians facing criminal charges appeared at the Fasi Magistrate’s Court, Nuku'alofa, #Tonga today… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Former Prime Minister of #Tonga, Lord Tu’ivakano (66) was arrested yesterday March 1, charged with numerous crimes… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Tonga's PM Hon 'Akilisi #Pohiva refused to accept son-in-law, #Mateni Tapueluelu's resignation from Cabinet today.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

A couple, early 50s, were found dead with stab wounds to heads and necks Feb 25, at bush allotment, Lakepa, Tongata… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Three men died from a car crash at Ha'ateiho, #Tongatapu on February 24, while one woman remains in critical condit… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u of #Tonga will travel to China this week on a State Visit from Feb 28 to March… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Cyclone Gita evacuees staying at the LDS Church, Ha’ateiho, said early cyclone warnings helped them evacuate their… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Tonga's PM 'Akilisi #Pohiva returned to #Tonga yesterday after medical checks in NZ following an illness. "I'm fine… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Over 4500 people sought shelter in evacuation centres on Tongatapu, 119 homes were completely destroyed and 1131 pa… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Tongatapu's #Fua’amotu International Airport has opened for operation this afternoon Feb14, confirmed Viliame Uha’a… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Water supply will be fully functional tonight says #Tonga Water Board's, Kolopeaua Tonga, after #CycloneGita destro… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

At least 80% of the electricity network in the most heavily populated area of Tongatapu surrounding the capital Nuk… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

18-year-old charged with machete murder of partner in aftermath of #CycloneGita in Nuku'alofa, #Tonga, last night F… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

A curfew in the Nuku’alofa CBD is ordered from 9:00pm tonight Feb12 until 7:00am tomorrow Feb13 2018, Commissioner… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

#superblueblood Moon delights with eclipse over Tongan last night where people swam in the moonlight… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Tonga's PM 'Akilisi Pohiva did not attend Parliament's 2018 opening this am. A message from King Tupou VI read at t… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Tonga's secret Cabinet meets while PM remains in hospital this am. PM's Office is unable to release names the Cabin… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

#Tonga welcomed 7 beautiful #NewYearbabies, six in Tongatapu, one in Vava’u. First was Herschel Tiuke Duane Miller… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

#Tongan flags fly high at home for #MateMaaTonga. Proud Tongan supporters with the largest flag in town at Fifita H… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

#Tonga's new parliament elected by minority. Analysis of #GeneralElection results. Go to Matangi Tonga… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Tongans go to polls Nov 16 in General Election a year early. King Tupou VI issued Writs of Election yesterday 5 Sep… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

King Tupou VI proclaims #Pohiva government as Caretaker Government until early #Tonga General Election in 2017… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

#King Tupou VI has dissolved #Tonga's parliament today. Gazetted command that new election be held by 16 Nov 2017 matangitonga.to/node/17576

#Tonga Auditor General's report reveals unpaid debts, improper records, questions bank accounts in Pohiva Govt mins… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

Secretive Va'epopua golf course development ignores Fanga'uta Lagoon #pollution warning in projects led by #Tonga P… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

Dr Sitiveni Halapua: why #Tonga should scrap constituency voting. Interview by Pesi Fonua matangitonga.to/node/17032 #democracy #PacificIs

#TropicalCyclone Ella: 20 years since last out-of-season cyclone says #Tonga's Met Director Fa'anunu.#climatechange matangitonga.to/node/16926

Concern that #Tonga lacks social services to cope with #US #deportees arrivals. Deportation conference Nuku'alofa matangitonga.to/node/16571

#Tonga now has political party in power so its #democratisation will have to accommodate political parties. Opinion matangitonga.to/node/16560

Emergency team responds to extraordinary #flood on #Tonga's tiny Fonoifua Is. Ha'apai #climatechangetwitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Supermoon rising over 'Oneata Is. #Tonga's clear sky tonight. Photo Mary Lyn Fonua. matangitonga.to/node/15843/ pic.twitter.com/37KBzs3mAd

After 5 hour standoff #Tonga Police forced out of pursuit for yacht #SeaOak at 4.30pm NW Vava'u. Escapee Dean Jay Fletcher fired flares

#Tonga Police boat confronting escapee murder suspect at sea, NW Vava’u. American, Dean Jay Fletcher fled on yacht 3:30 am. matangitonga.to

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Coming home to her roots, @FifthHarmony singer Dinah Jane Hansen paddled outrigger canoe today in Tonga @dinahjane97 pic.twitter.com/I7IE2cnuQN

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Miss Loumaile Lodge, Laura Lauti (20) from Oakland, CA. was crowned #Tonga’s Miss Heilala 2016 early today #Pacific pic.twitter.com/m2Y3PcHTHQ

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"So often we see peace negotiations with no #women at top table, we have to do better,” Helen Clark matangitonga.to pic.twitter.com/9czj7A7oMS

As #Zika anxiety grows among pregnant women in #Tonga, some are choosing to leave the country to lessen their risk matangitonga.to/2016/02/09/zik…

#Tonga agrees to ratify CEDAW ...Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women - with reservations. matangitonga.to/2015/03/09/ton…

Strong recommendations to ratify #CEDAW are this week being made in #Tonga-one of only 7 countries not signatories. matangitonga.to/2015/02/23/ton…

Viliami Taufa, a dairy researcher in New Zealand, was appointed advisor to #Tonga's PM ‘Akilisi Pohiva today. matangitonga.to/2015/02/10/pm-…

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Real #Tonga airline’s domestic #MA60 aircraft operations have been suspended from February 8. matangitonga.to/2015/02/10/ma6… pic.twitter.com/HeUbXdayzf

Mo‘ale Finau is #Tonga's new Governor of Ha’apai. Lord Fulivai continues as Vava'u Governor. matangitonga.to/2015/02/06/moa…

PM ‘Akilisi #Pohiva appoints his own son as PA to Prime Minister, causing an uproar in #Tonga's parliament yesterday matangitonga.to/2015/01/22/hou…

Dramatic photos of a Hunga #eruption shooting tephra to 1,300m (4,300ft) taken on January 6, by the #Tonga Navy. matangitonga.to/2015/01/14/ash…

A #RealTonga Jetstream aircraft is grounded after today's emergency one engine landing matangitonga.to/2015/01/07/rea… #Tonga

A #RealTonga Jetstream aircraft made a full emergency landing at #Tonga’s Fua’amotu Domestic Airport this morning matangitonga.to/2015/01/07/sma…

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Tongan PM #AkilisiPohiva said that his new government will make a code of conduct for Cabinet. matangitonga.to/2015/01/02/aki… pic.twitter.com/S8uslcadd5

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#Tonga’s new Cabinet nominated by PM 'Akilisi #Pohiva was accepted by King Tupou VI today. matangitonga.to/2014/12/31/kin… pic.twitter.com/aCOaaCNgSN

#Tonga’s active undersea #volcano, Hunga Ha’apai continues its #eruption, now visible from Tongatapu matangitonga.to/2014/12/30/hun… #matangitonga

#Tonga's parliament will hold a secret ballot on Dec 29 to choose the Prime Minister, the Interim Speaker said today matangitonga.to/2014/12/24/ton…

#Tonga's parliament had received only two nominations for Prime Minister before nominations closed at 4.30pm today. matangitonga.to/2014/12/23/two…

One nomination for #Tonga’s next Prime Minister was submitted to parliament today before the 23 December deadline. matangitonga.to/2014/12/22/one…

Independent People’s Reps nominate #Samiu Vaipulu for #Tonga's Prime Minister after meeting Nobles Reps last night matangitonga.to/2014/12/16/ind…

Secret ballot for #Tonga PM may be held on Christmas Eve, Interim Speaker said today matangitonga.to/2014/12/09/mps… #matangitonga

Ha'apai no.12 Ballot recount confirms Vili Hingano as new People's Rep matangitonga.to/2014/12/09/haa… #Matangitonga #Tonga

A meeting of #Tonga People's Reps today calls for a commoner Prime Minister, says independent spokesman matangitonga.to/2014/12/03/peo… #Matangitonga

10% of #Tonga Police were dismissed, imprisoned or are under investigation retiring Commissioner O'Fee said today. matangitonga.to/2014/12/02/cle…

26 newly-elected #Tonga MPs will meet for first time on 9 December, with Lord Tupou as Interim Speaker matangitonga.to/2014/12/02/new… #matangitonga

Tongatapu voters have thrown out seven of their ten MPs in today's General Election matangitonga.to/2014/11/27/ton… #Matangitonga #Tonga

Tomavilanova Tu’ipulotu is the third Tongatapu candidate disqualified from contesting #Tonga's Election matangitonga.to/2014/11/25/thi… #Matangitonga

Tongatapu candidates drum-up campaigns for #Tonga's Nov 27 General Election with loud colourful parades matangitonga.to/2014/11/24/cam… #Matangitonga

Sione Keuate Tupouniua disqualified as a candidate for Tongatapu No.1 constituency by the #Tonga Appeal Court today. matangitonga.to/2014/11/21/sio…

The #Tonga government has asked Tonga Power Ltd staff to call off a strike action planned for Monday 24 Nov. matangitonga.to/2014/11/21/ton…

The health-related quality of life of school-aged children in Tonga is at “worrisome low levels” states report. matangitonga.to/2014/11/20/ton…

51,448 voters have registered for Tonga's Nov 27 General Election matangitonga.to/2014/11/19/514…

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Crown Prince Tupouto‘a ‘Ulukalala opens Nishi Trading’s new food processing facility. #Tonga matangitonga.to/2014/11/12/nis… pic.twitter.com/fdFy153RwH

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Colourful event raises awareness of breast cancer http://www.matangitonga.to/

SPC meets in Nuku'alofa http://www.matangitonga.to

Australians choose Tu'uhevaha, as an inspirational role mode http://www.matangitonga.to

NZ protectionist policy against Tongan watermelons http://www.matangitonga.to

Helicopters and exams, as Niuatoputapu people clean-up tsunami damage

Greenpeace calls for arrest of illegal fishing boat http://bit.ly/4rJahk

Peau Kula: ko e hau 'o e ngaahi peau http://bit.ly/Zrsrg

Tonga assists two Samoa's http://bit.ly/4SB8E

Lone Niuatoputapu nurse cares for tsunami victims http://bit.ly/DNui2