New Zealand High Commission Nuku'alofa, Tonga


Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully and Tonga’s Prime Minister Lord Tu’ivakano have attended the opening of Tonga’s first solar power farm, officially opened by His Majesty King Tupou VI.


Maamaloa Kindergarten will receive assistance for a fence thanks to the New Zealand High Commission.


High Commissioner Dr Jonathan Austin visited GPS Matamaka in Vava’u on 21 June to handover TOP$11,246.99 worth of solar power equipment. The primary school now has solar power for lighting, computers and a photocopier.


Teufaiva Gym will receive two new water tanks thanks to the New Zealand High Commission.


Ministry of Education, Women's Affairs and Culture's CEO, Dr Emeli Pouvalu met New Zealand Prime Minister Hon John Key on 29 May.


Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is urging everyone to be wary of a scam involving the selling of visas.


More than 1,000 primary school students will visit the Kermadec Exhibition at the New Zealand High Commission in Nuku’alofa from 22 May to 1 June 2012.


Over the weekend a New Zealand team visited ‘Eua to tend to ‘Soldier’s Grave’, a local heritage site. Ahead of ANZAC day on Wednesday 25 April, which remembers fallen New Zealand and Australian soldiers, the team cleared the bush and cleaned the grave.


ANZAC day 2012 will be observed on Wednesday 25 April recalling and commemorating servicemen and women from Australia, New Zealand and Tonga who fought and died in the interests of world peace.


Prime Minister John Key has announced that a high-level delegation led by the Governor-General will travel to Tonga for the state funeral of His Majesty King George Tupou V on Tuesday.

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