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Celebrating Tongan Language Week

Mālō e lelei!

President Newman N. Soloai and Sister Luisa Kava Kavea ‘Etuate of the New Zealand Wellington Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrated Tongan Language Week at Tairangi School on Friday 6 September.


The Soloai's, from Auckland, are currently serving as leaders of the Church's Wellington mission—a three year assignment.


The couple visited the Porirua school yesterday accompanied by several young missionaries. Their goal was to help students and staff celebrate Tongan Language Week.

Watch videos of missionaries currently serving in Tonga.



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