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Kalafi Moala (2nd of 2)

Kalafi Moala

Not all Tongans accept a non-elected monarchy. Since 1989 Kalafi Moala has published Taimi ‘o Tonga (Times of Tonga), a bi-weekly paper which advocates democracy. The paper was moved to Auckland in 1995 to escape the restrictions back home. In 2003 it was produced from a garage in Penrose, and it was an offence to bring copies into Tonga.

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Melenaite Taumoefolau, 'Tongans - Life in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/3909/kalafi-moala (accessed 31 May 2020)

Story by Melenaite Taumoefolau, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015