MFC to host memorial service for King of Tonga

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington’s Tongan community are invited to gather at a memorial for His Majesty the King of Tonga, King George Tupou V on Tuesday (28 March) at the Michael Fowler Centre. The 63 year-old King of Tonga passed away on Monday in Hong Kong. 23 March 2012

MFC to host memorial service for King of Tonga

Wellington’s Tongan community are invited to gather at a memorial for His Majesty the King of Tonga, King George Tupou V on Tuesday (28 March) at the Michael Fowler Centre.

The 63 year-old King of Tonga passed away on Monday in Hong Kong. A state funeral will take place in Tonga on Tuesday, and the memorial service is to coincide with this.

The service – organised by Makatu’unga He’ofa – (Wellington Tongan Community Incorporated) – is expected to draw people from all over the Wellington region.

The service will start at 7pm. Doors open at 6pm.

For more information, phone the City Council on 499 4444.

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