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Pasifika Futures mourns loss of Queen Mother of Tonga.

It is with deep sadness that we have learnt of the untimely passing of Her Majesty, Queen mother of Tonga, the late Halaevalu Mata'aho.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Pacific island of Tonga mourns the death of its queen mother.

Halaevalu Mata’aho died Sunday at the age of 90 in Auckland, New Zealand.         

- USA TODAY - US

Island kingdom of Tonga mourns the death of its queen mother.

NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga " The South Pacific island kingdom of Tonga is mourning the death of its queen mother, who dedicated her time to helping the elderly and those with disabilities.Halaevalu Mata'aho died Sunday at the age of...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Island kingdom of Tonga mourns the death of its queen mother.

NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga — The South Pacific island kingdom of Tonga is mourning the death of its queen mother, who dedicated her time to helping...

- Townhall.com - US

Island kingdom of Tonga mourns the death of its queen mother.

NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga — The South Pacific island kingdom of Tonga is mourning the death of its queen mother, who dedicated her time to helping the elderly and those with disabilities.

- Billings Gazette - US

Joshing around: The Tongan of Timaru.

There's an anecdote about being asked for a selfie while he was in The Warehouse, midway through bartering over the precise sale price of a toilet brush. Or checking his mail in his undies, and having someone scream one of his advertising slogans at him. Or emerging from the loft of his Ranui, Auckland, home after ...

- Stuff - NZ

Rarotonga driver's licence changes welcomed to avoid further tragedy.

A Rarotonga-based family has welcomed recent changes to the island's driver's licence system that will make it more difficult for tourists to hire a scooters.

- Stuff - NZ

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