Air NZ apologizes over manual’s Tongan drinking claims

March 22nd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, March 22 (ANI): Air New Zealand has issued an apology for an old crew manual that made cultural assumptions and painted Tongans as people eager to guzzle free in-flight alcohol.The 2008 ... Read more...

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British minister fights with cleaner

September 27th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A senior British minister faced renewed calls to quit after a squabble with her former cleaner - a Tongan whose illegal status has left the Labour government red-faced. ... Read more...

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Fiji’s neighbours disagree on how to deal with its military regime

May 19th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 19 (DPA) Differences among Fiji's Pacific neighbours over how to deal with the island's military regime emerged Tuesday following top-level talks between New Zealand and Tonga. Tongan Prime Minister Feleti ... Read more...

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New species of Pacific Iguana discovered in Fiji

September 17th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, September 17 (ANI): A team comprising of Australian and US researchers has discovered a new species of Pacific Iguana in the Fijian archipelago.According to a report by ABC News, the ... Read more...

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