Tonga: King Tupou VI crowned as new king

His brother's golden throne was 2.5-metres high, but for his coronation King Tupou VI sat on a straight-back black wood chair, with a white cushion seat.
His brother's golden throne was 2.5-metres high, but for his coronation King Tupou VI sat on a straight-back black wood chair, with a white cushion seat.
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STARVED of recent store sheep buying opportunities, restockers set a cracking pace at the Wycheproof sheep sale Friday bidding the opening yard of 82 crossbred ewes and their 142 marked young lambs to a sale high of $276 a head. STARVED of recent store sheep buying opportunities, restockers set a cracking pace at the Wycheproof sheep sale Friday bidding the opening yard of 82 crossbred ewes and their 142 marked young lambs to a sale high of $276 a head.
BARRY O’Sullivan will have a singular focus when he spearheads a trade delegation to China to seal the deal on kangaroo meat exports. BARRY O’Sullivan will have a singular focus when he spearheads a trade delegation to China to seal the deal on kangaroo meat exports.
FARMERS are calling on the Liberal Party to kill off a push to derail Australia making commitments at upcoming climate talks. FARMERS are calling on the Liberal Party to kill off a push to derail Australia making commitments at upcoming climate talks.
THE price of Australian young cattle continues to gallop upwards, closing Thursday's markets at 513c/kg, up 177.75 on last year. THE price of Australian young cattle continues to gallop upwards, closing Thursday's markets at 513c/kg, up 177.75 on last year.
04 Jul 15 NSW players stood and applauded as Alex McKinnon wheeled himself into the meeting room where they were preparing for training at Coffs Harbour on Saturday.
04 Jul 15 The Brownlow Medal votes from round 14 will stand, despite the AFL's cancellation of the Adelaide-Geelong match.
04 Jul 15 GWS midfielder Toby Greene could be in trouble after appearing to spit in the direction of Richmond's Anthony Miles.
Sleepovers, hot dogs, small home gatherings. Yep. It's the 4th of July long weekend and the US presidential battle is in full swing.
04 Jul 15 Sleepovers, hot dogs, small home gatherings. Yep. It's the 4th of July long weekend and the US presidential battle is in full swing.
04 Jul 15 For all of the talk of Josh Papalii being spirited into the Queensland team as a 'Klemmer Killer', the real fireworks are likely to come from the resumption of his battle with NSW...
04 Jul 15 There is only one man capable of handling the most sensitive and emotionally charged role Australian football has ever been faced with following the tragic death of Phil Walsh - his...
04 Jul 15 UTRECHT: A lethal cocktail of hazardous road furniture and blustery North Sea winds could end the Tour de France hopes of any of any overall contender in the race on Sunday.
04 Jul 15 On Wednesday, a family had to say goodbye to a young man lost in unpredictable circumstances.
Former Brisbane Bears coach Peter Knights says Philip Walsh will be remembered as a
04 Jul 15 Former Brisbane Bears coach Peter Knights says Philip Walsh will be remembered as a "path finder" who was ahead of his time in terms of preparation and fitness.
04 Jul 15 Adelaide has begun the difficult process of looking towards next week's game and the team's return to the field, following the tragic death of coach Phil Walsh.
The man who coached Bernard Tomic for a decade has accused the controversial star of
04 Jul 15 The man who coached Bernard Tomic for a decade has accused the controversial star of "greed", believing Tennis Australia should have cut off his funding long ago.
04 Jul 15 Three words no woman who has been raped ever wants to hear have thrown a young woman in a remote part of south India into turmoil.
04 Jul 15 Fans across Australia have paid tribute to Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh.
Greek family who are ready to go hungry rather than be slaves will vote against austerity in Sunday's referendum.
04 Jul 15 Greek family who are ready to go hungry rather than be slaves will vote against austerity in Sunday's referendum.
Everyone in the Tour de France peloton is at risk of losing time from bad positioning, crashing or having a mechanical in the always nervous and frenetic first week.
04 Jul 15 Everyone in the Tour de France peloton is at risk of losing time from bad positioning, crashing or having a mechanical in the always nervous and frenetic first week.
Police are investigating if the drug ice was linked to the alleged stabbing murder of Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh, according to reports.
04 Jul 15 Police are investigating if the drug ice was linked to the alleged stabbing murder of Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh, according to reports.
04 Jul 15 The "pantomime villain" of the last Ashes tour of England opens up for the first time on that night at the Walkabout, being sent to Africa, and, as Australia head to Cardiff for the...
04 Jul 15 As the Australians awaited news about the state of Ryan Harris's knee their batsmen endured a challenging afternoon against Essex.
04 Jul 15 Bernard Tomic has reignited his simmering war with Tennis Australia after unleashing a brutally scathing attack on tennis legend Pat Rafter and TA chief executive Craig Tiley.
04 Jul 15 Nick Kyrgios was found in breach of Wimbledon's all white policy in Friday's victory against Milos Raonic, bizarrely warned for wearing the tournament's official headband.
Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh is dead after a domestic dispute at his home. His son has been charged with murder.
04 Jul 15 Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh is dead after a domestic dispute at his home. His son has been charged with murder.
04 Jul 15 Few AFL coaches have delivered more in 12 senior games than the half-season Philip Walsh contributed to the sport he so adored.
04 Jul 15 Hawthorn and Collingwood players have honoured Adelaide coach Phil Walsh with a moving gesture after Friday's night match at the MCG.
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when farmers for years bred em knowing the floods and droughts- and when the AU gov did nothing
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The reserve price scheme was set up to protect buyers, this point is sadly ignored, while it
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I and many residents in a suburb inner west of Sydney have been living with LFN since Oct 2014
The Victorian Government has appointed new members to PrimeSafe03 Jul 15 The Victorian Government has appointed new members to PrimeSafe
ONIONS Australia is unconcerned about the Senate inquiry into agricultural levies.01 Jul 15 ONIONS Australia is unconcerned about the Senate inquiry into agricultural levies.