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Bad news for Tongan Health Society, Langimalie

Tuesday, 27 August 2013, 4:14 pm | Tongan Advisory Council

Health Minister Hon. Tony Ryall’s pet PHO Alliance Health+ (AH+) seems hell bent on destroying the Tongan Health Society (THS), says Tongan Advisory Council chair Melino Maka. More >>

Officer who shot Naitoko should be Tried

Monday, 26 January 2009, 12:45 pm | Tongan Advisory Council

Mr Melino Maka, Chair of the Tongan Advisory Council, supports calls for the Police Officer who shot dead an innocent bystander, Halatau Naitoko, on Friday to be tried in Court. More >>

Mourning The Passing Of Epeli Hau’ofa 1939 – 2009

Thursday, 15 January 2009, 4:34 pm | Tongan Advisory Council

The Tongan Advisory Council (TAC) of New Zealand wishes to acknowledge the passing of Professor ‘Epeli Hau’ofa on Sunday 11 January 2009. His funeral is being held today at the Oceania Centre for Arts and Culture, University of the South Pacific, ... More >>

Pacific Vote: Pacific people are Working People

Tuesday, 4 November 2008, 11:51 am | Tongan Advisory Council

In response to the recent public declarations by Inga Tuigamala and Michael Jones, the Tongan Advisory Council wishes to remind Pacific voters that the World Bank ranked New Zealand, alongside Singapore, as one of the most business friendly countries ... More >>

Tongans pleased to have representation for Labour

Thursday, 11 September 2008, 1:38 pm | Tongan Advisory Council

At number thirty-five on the new Labour Party list is newcomer Carmel Sepuloni, former Manager of Equity at University of Auckland. She is of Tongan, Samoan and Pakeha ethnicity. Chair of Tongan Advisory Council, Melino Maka states: “Sepuloni is a ... More >>

Whales - Do the maths!

Monday, 5 November 2007, 8:10 am | Tongan Advisory Council

The last time whale hunting went before the Tongan cabinet in the mid-1990s the proposal was to kill 10 humpbacks a year. Now, do the maths... 10 humpbacks at roughly10,000 kilos per animal works out to 100,000 kilos per year. The population of Tonga is ... More >>

Safe Journey – let the humpback live

Thursday, 3 May 2007, 9:32 am | Tongan Advisory Council

Auckland’s Pacific community is staging a rally, Saturday, May 12, in Manukau Square, Manukau City, to protest against Japanese plans to hunt up to 50 humpback whales, starting this year (or next summer). More >>

RSE Scheme looks attractive but is it really fair?

Monday, 23 April 2007, 9:49 am | Tongan Advisory Council

Chair of the Tongan Advisory Council Melina Maka today expressed concern at a lack of detail about how the new Recognized Seasonal Employer (RSE) Scheme will ensure a fair deal for both New Zealand employers and Pacific workers. While the intention ... More >>

TAC Grateful For Support

Thursday, 23 November 2006, 9:56 am | Tongan Advisory Council

The Tongan Advisory Council fully supports the presence of New Zealand and Australian defence services in Tonga. The need to establish law and order and promote the safety of ordinary Tongan citizens is paramount. More >>

Tongan Advisory Council moderates its position

Tuesday, 21 November 2006, 10:17 am | Tongan Advisory Council

A harsh press release condemning the perpetrators of the Nuku’alofa fires was released by the Tongan Advisory Council yesterday. This was an angry gut reaction to events we felt devastated by. The Tongan Advisory Council was not unanimous in this anger ... More >>

Tongan Advisory Council - A Call to account

Monday, 20 November 2006, 9:50 am | Tongan Advisory Council

Condemns the recent violence and economic sabotage in Tonga and calls on those responsible to be held fully to account for their actions. These criminal actions will undermine the Tongan economy and quality of life for all Tongans in the medium to long term. More >>

PSA Strike Ends in Tonga

Monday, 5 September 2005, 11:53 am | Tongan Advisory Council

The Tongan Advisory Council of New Zealand wishes to congratulate the striking workers and the Tongan Government for arriving at a peaceful resolution to the recent industrial dispute. More >>

PSA Strike Ends in Tonga

Sunday, 4 September 2005, 10:43 pm | Tongan Advisory Council

The Tongan Advisory Council of New Zealand wishes to congratulate the striking workers and the Tongan Government for arriving at a peaceful resolution to the recent industrial dispute. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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