Nuku'alofa


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 (no͞o′ko͞o-ə-lô′fə)
The capital of Tonga in the southwest Pacific Ocean.

Nuku'alofa

(ˌnuːkuːəˈlɔːfə)
n
(Placename) the capital of Tonga, a port on the N coast of Tongatapu Island. Pop: 36 000 (2005 est)
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It made landfall in Tonga during the night of Monday 12 February as a destructive category 4 storm, causing severe damage to the capital Nuku'alofa.
Then the Atlanta Games closed and the flights and long flights and longer flights departed, and a 12-year-old kid far, far away stood on the roadside of the route out of the Nuku'alofa airport, with seemingly all of the Tongan people.
Cyclone Gita caused power outages after tearing through the island nation just south of the capital, Nuku'alofa, with winds exceeding 120mph at landfall.
Sione Taumoefolau, the secretary general of the Red Cross in Tonga, was quoted as saying that he had dispatched teams to the affected areas in Nuku'alofa and started to assess the damage.
Filise, who was born in the village of Malapo, near the Tongan capital Nuku'alofa, believes the fact he was a relative latecomer to the sport may have helped with his longevity.
On behalf of the Vaiola Hospital Laboratory, Nuku'alofa, Tonga, the PPTC would also like to sincerely thank Remeny Weber, (Anatomical Pathology Whangarei Hospital,) Robyn Rawstorn, (Histology laboratory Medlab South, Timaru Hospital) anc Steven McCullough, (New Zealand Veterinary Pathology, Hamilton) for the generous Conation of Histology equipment nc longer required by their own laboratories.
FIJI secured their place alongside Wales, Australia and Georgia in Group D of the 2019 Rugby World Cup after victory over Tonga in Nuku'alofa.
1 kilometers was traced 19 kilometers south of Fiji's Ndoi island, or 362 kilometers west of Nuku'alofa, capital of Tonga, according to the USGS.
NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga, Rabi'II 26, 1437, Feb 5, 2016, SPA -- The tiny South Pacific kingdom of Tonga has declared it has a Zika epidemic after five people tested positive for the virus and another 265 are suspected of having it, AP reported.
8232;TCC's Head Office is located in Nuku'alofa and branches in the outer islands of Vava'u, Ha'apai, the two Niuas and 'Eua.
Held in the capital of the Kingdom of Tonga, Nuku'alofa, the four-day forum--the third to be held in Tonga--was characterised by generous hospitality, elaborate social events, the blessing of royalty (it was opened by Crown Princess Sinaitakala Tuku'aho), strong Christian content and the multi-ethnic vibrancy of 13 Pacific nations.
By March 2008, the Tongan government had granted a 15-year exploration license to Nautilus Minerals, a Canada-based firm active in deep-sea mining throughout the Pacific, for an 80-square- kilometre area off Nuku'alofa known as the Lau Basin.