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Tonga

Where I come from, our culture is very strong, and no one ever did what I did. Some people told me to forget about it and go do something…

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How did you come to be part of the Te Mana? Well, when Uto Ni Yalo came to Fiji in 2009, I did not know about it until 2011,…

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We arrived into Nukuhiva late Saturday night, yesterday (Sunday)we got up at 5.30am to prepare for the welcome ceremony.  We changed our rig to the traditional Sails. All the…

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Tonga will continue the efforts to have renewable energy providing 70 percent of the country’s power supply needs, with solar power being an important part of that investment, the…

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Captain Aunofo Havea Funaki is a Tongan trailblazer: She is the first female licensed captain in the Kingdom of Tonga and Polynesia; is a captain of yachts and vakas…

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As a new decade dawns much of the Pacific is grappling with major upheavals from climate and health crises to political disruption and self-determination struggles. RNZ Pacific’s Jamie Tahana…

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is investing more than $US2 billion over a five-year period to help Pacific countries transition to renewable energy production and to develop sustainable transport….

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Pacific Voyager Aunofo Havea of the Tonga Voyaging Society kicked off World Oceans Week at The Explorers Club in NYC with a thought-provoking panel discussion around women in the…

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Female boat owner, operator is ‘passionate advocate of sustainable tourism’ NUKU‘ALOFA, Tonga – It’s rare to find female sailors in Tonga, but ‘Aunofo Havea Funaki is not your average…

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Tonga’s government is looking for 50 million US dollars to deal with climate change issues in the country. The Environment and Climate Change Minister Siaosi Sovaleni says there are…

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