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Democracy Dies in Darkness

Tonga’s Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva. Photograph: Kaniva New Zealand. Dear leader thought he gave tremendous press conferences.  If the truth be told, jounalists came out dazed, muttering the pressers were terrible.  Bamboozling the audience, “his crazy stories” – as veteran journalist Kalafi Moala described it to the Nuku’alofa Times – had gotten out of hand. […]

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Two-time Olympic gold medallist Valerie Adams to visit Tonga. Photo: melino maka

Olympic gold medallist Valerie Adams to visit Tonga

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Valerie Adams to visit Tonga. Photo: melino maka Two-time Olympic gold medallist Valerie Adams will visit Nuku’alofa next week to promote healthy lifestyles and sports participation in Tonga. The shot put champion will conduct coaching clinics with up-and-coming athletes, speak with elite athletes, visit New Zealand-funded projects including the Just Play football […]

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