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Vava’u gearing up for tomorrow’s Agricultural Show

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 18/07/2019

Their Majesties King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u arrived safely on the island of Vava’u yesterday in preparation for the island’s royal Agricultural Show tomorrow morning.

Town officer of Neiafuu Vavaa Lapota says, upon arrival the people gathered at the Fangatongo Royal Palace for their traditional presentation – ha’unga which was led by the talking chief Afu Ha’alaufuli.

Attending the ha’unga were the Governor of Vava’u Lord Fakatulolo and the newly appointed town and district officers.

Following the presentation as part of the preparation for the royal event, about six boats were parading along the Port of Refuge.

Vava’u’s Royal Agricultural Show is expected to start at 11 tomorrow morning at the Niponi Grounds.

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