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Radio New Zealand

Cyclone Gita brings destruction to Tonga
Radio New Zealand
Local and international NGOs are working with the National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) to try and gauge the extent of the damage on the main island of Tongatapu, which hosts the capital Nuku'alofa and the nearby island of 'Eua. Gita hit ...
Nervous 1 NEWS' Barbara Dreaver tells of 'screaming' noise in Nuku'alofa- 'I've never experienced anything like this'TVNZ
A Powerful Storm Leaves Tonga's Parliament HomelessNew York Times
Blackouts, flooding as cyclone batters Tongan capitalThe Straits Times -New Zealand Herald -ABC Online
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The Indian Express

Tongatapu water supply to be fully restored this evening
Matangi Tonga
Happy to be alive, after Cyclone Gita, people gather at a damaged falekoloa on Vuna Road, Nuku'alofa, shopping for supplies. 13 February 2018. The water supply is expected to be fully functional by this evening says Tonga Water Board (TWB) Acting CEO ...
Tropical Cyclone Gita: buildings razed in Tonga stormThe Times
The powerful storm Gita has left Tonga's parliament homelessPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Blackouts, flooding in Tonga cycloneThe Japan News
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Radio New Zealand

4500 people in evacuation centres on Tongatapu
Radio New Zealand
The minister in charge of disaster management Poasi Tei in a press conference in Nuku Alofa this afternoon said there has been no confirmation of deaths caused by the cyclone when it struck on Monday night. Although Tonga police confirmed yesterday ...

LIVE: Nervy 1 NEWS' Barbara Dreaver tells of 'screaming' noise in Nuku'alofa- 'I've never experienced anything like ...
10.52pm: More from Virginie Sini in Pahu, Tongatapu: "So... I feel rather safe at home but I'm about to get flooded. I could go upstairs to my landlords but that'd mean risking the open (what keeps me safe out my door is the stairs to their level) & I ...

Radio New Zealand

Cyclone Gita: Access improves in damaged Tongatapu
Radio New Zealand
... two days after Tropical Cyclone Gita caused mass destruction in Nuku'alofa. Tevita Kaitu'u Fotu estimated the domestic terminal damage bill will be about US$250,000 because the roof was blown off and airline equipment and computers were badly ...
Tonga's Parliament seeks temporary home after Gita smashed old HouseAsia Pacific Report
"Let's work together to build the country," urges King Tupou VIMatangi Tonga
Nevada Guard general weathers cyclone in TongaNevada Appeal
TVNZ -ABC Online -Newshub
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LIVE: 'I just can't describe the wind and rain here' - Cyclone Gita's 138km/h winds hammer Nuku'alofa as eye approaches
10.10pm: Virginie Sini is live-tweeting Gita from Pahu, Tongatapu. This post, a few minutes ago.. 10.06pm: This is what it looked like inside the four star Tanoa Dateline Hotel in Tonga's capital Nuku'alofa, as Cyclone Gita started to hit earlier this ...

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Tongans Of Fijian Descent Waste No Time
Fiji Sun Online
Members of the Lomaiviti community in Nuku'alofa, Tonga, are wasting no time in getting their lives back on track. This is after the Kingdom of Tonga was ravaged by a Category Four Tropical Cyclone Gita on Monday night. A team from this newspaper ...

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United States Army (press release)

Nevada adjutant general, SPP officials weather Tonga cyclone
United States Army (press release)
"There is total devastation over the entire island (of Tongatapu)," Burks said Wednesday from Tonga's capital of Nuku'alofa. "It was a severe, severe storm. Nobody expected it to turn south toward the main islands of Tonga or expected it to become such ...
'My heart aches for Tonga'Fiji Times

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Bundaberg News Mail

Remembering school days, courting in Tongan islands
Bundaberg News Mail
Time to leave the nest I was moulded and prepared in, to see if I can survive the temptations and challenges. In the 1940s there were only five high schools in Tonga, all on Tongatapu. There were four boarding schools, one for Methodist girls, one for ...