Tongan King’s coronation live on TVNZ 7

31 07 2008

The event of the year in the South Pacific will be this week’s coronation of the King of Tonga, and TVNZ has arranged coverage befitting a Royal occasion.

Pacific Correspondent for One News, Barbara Dreaver, will report the numerous activities as a Kingdom celebrates the crowning of the new King, George Tupou the Fifth.

The Coronation Ceremony will be seen live on TVNZ 7 from just after nine o’clock on Friday morning, 1st of August.

This will also be streamed live on TVNZ’s website,, keyword “coronation”, available internationally.

TV ONE will have delayed coverage of the Coronation Ceremony following Friday’s Midday News.

One News on Friday night will feature coverage of the Coronation Ceremony and other events with Barbara Dreaver reporting live from Nuku’alofa.

TVNZ’s Tagata Pasifika will also be presenting two special programmes reporting the momentous events from Coronation week in its normal scheduled time slot on the 7th and 14th of August.

The Pacific Islands will also share live coverage of the Coronation Ceremony, relayed by satellite to viewers throughout the region by TVNZ’s Pacific Service.




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