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Tuesday, June 27th, 2017


Māori TV to screen controversial series Jonah from Tonga

Photo: ABC

WELLINGTON-June 27: 7:12pm(RNZI): New Zealand’s Māori Television will screen a controversial comedy series that has provoked criticism from Tongans living in the United States.

Uncertainty over Pacfic Games funds raised in Tonga

Dr Aisake Eke (photo: Nuku'alofa Times)

NUKU’ALOFA-June 27: 12:23pm(RNZI): Opposition parliamentarians in Tonga are calling on the government to provide more clarity over what is happening to money initially earmarked for the 2019 Pacific Games, which the government pulled out of hosting.

European Union stands strong on combating climate change

From left to right Mr Daniel Montilla Rubiales, H.E. Andrew Jacobs, H.E. Michel Djokovic, H.E. Melanie Hopkins (photo: supplied/EU)

June 27: 12:18pm(Nuku’alofa Times): The landmark Paris Agreement on climate change was a key achievement of multilateralism, of which both the European Union (EU) and the Pacific countries should be proud.

Thumbs up for Markets for Change – Timaleti sells to help her daughter through school

Photo: Nuku'aofa Times

By Iliesa Tora NAVAGA, Fiji-June 27: 12:07pm(Nuku’alofa Times): It’s 3am on Monday morning. While darkness still surrounds the village of Navaga in the interior of Ba, on Fiji’s main island of Viti Levu, 34 year old Timaleti Lewasau is already moving around inside her family house.