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Toketa Liufau Saulala, Sea malolo, Poate ako  ‘a e Ako’anga Pacific Christian ‘i Mangere

Pacific Christian School registration suspended

The Ministry of Education has suspended the registration of Pacific Christian School in Mangere because of serious and ongoing concerns about the safety and welfare of the students. This is the first time we’ve suspended a private school’s registration and it hasn’t been done lightly. We have met with the school a number of times, […]

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Arunachalam Muruganantham

Arunachalam Muruganantham created a system of simple machines to make modern sanitary napkins

Arunachalam Muruganantham, who has become the unlikely leader of a menstrual health revolution in rural India with his invention of a simple machine to make inexpensive sanitary pads, was recently recognized by Time Magazine as one of the world’s 100 Most Influential People in 2014. Over sixteen years, Muruganantham’s machine has spread to 1,300 villages […]

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History of Aleamotu’a

Aleamotuʻa Aleamotuʻa (birth date unknown, died 18 November 1845) (addressed as Tupou when he became Tu’i Kanokupolu, then baptized as Siosaia (Josiah) Tupou and later known as Tupou ‘i Fale Tui Papai, after the name of the area in which he was buried). Aleamotuʻa was the 18th Tu’i Kanokupolu of Tonga, the third lineage of […]

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Vava'u Whale Rescue Training

Teaching whale rescue in Tonga

We’re helping save whales in the South Pacific by funding workshops that teach how to free them safely from fishing gear. The ocean can become a death trap for sea animals A staggering 640,000 tonnes of abandoned fishing gear is left in our oceans each year, injuring and killing hundreds of thousands of sea animals […]

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