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Makaunga Destination Guide

Discover Makaunga in Tonga

Makaunga in the region of Tongatapu is a town located in Tonga - some 4 mi or ( 7 km ) East of Nuku'alofa , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Makaunga

Local time in Makaunga is now 11:35 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Tongatapu " with a UTC offset of 13 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Veitongo, Utulau, Puke, Pea, and Navutoka. When in this area, you might want to check out Veitongo . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Makaunga ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.



3:22 min by zonictv
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Go Tonga!!! Shot by Shae Sterling for Music, Culture, Arts and Travel, Its not just good, its Zonic! ..

P&O Pacific Jewel - Vava'u, Tonga - South Pacific - Bounty Adventure Cruise

8:07 min by SkipFilmProductions
Views: 8599 Rating: 5.00 Skip Film Productions Australia Producer Noel Sadler P&O Pacific Jewel - Vava'u, Tonga - South Pacific - Bounty Adventure Cruise Producer Noel Sadler, Skip Film ..

Tonga - Royal Policeforce plays Rock'n'Roll

3:23 min by Perryproduction
Views: 5919 Rating: 5.00

A saturday in Noku'alofa. Soo nice! In Noku'alofa you can hear music almost all the time. On a saturday all people go to town and chill. This band is very good, and the brass is world class! ..

Tongan woman dance Royal Sunset

4:07 min by Teddy Tamaiti
Views: 4255 Rating: 3.67

Tongan dance is incredibly beautiful and graceful. Teddy Tamaiti from, watched it with an open mouth. Yes, teddy knows it's not polite but he was so astonished he couldn't keep it shut. H ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Nukuleka is a small fishing village on the north-east coast of the island of Tongatapu, Kingdom of Tonga. In January 2008, Canadian archaeologist Professor David V. Burley claimed that it was the "cradle of Polynesia". In 2007, Burley led an archeological team conducting digs at a site in Nukuleka, and uncovered pieces of Lapita pottery which are estimated to be about 2,900 years old.

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Located at -21.15 -175.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: History of Tonga, Populated places in Tonga


Malapo is a small village in the eastern district of Tongatapu in the kingdom of Tonga. It is located in the fork of the road junction, where the main road to Nukuʻalofa splits into the road to Muʻa and beyond and the road to the airport near Fuaʻamotu. It is near to the neighbouring village of Holonga. The village is located on (chief) Luani's estate, and the main hall is called after him: Tāufatoutai. The famous faikava singers, the Afoeteau (100 chords) hail from Malapo.

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Located at -21.20 -175.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Populated places in Tonga


Kolonga is a village and the most populated settlement located on the northeast coast of Tongatapu in the Hahake District, Kingdom of Tonga. Kolonga is a hereditary estate of Hon. Lord Nuku.

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Located at -21.13 -175.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Populated places in Tonga


Tongatapu is the main island of the Kingdom of Tonga and the location of its capital Nukuʻalofa. It is located in Tonga's southern island group, to which it gives its name, and is the country's most populous island, with approximately 71,260 residents (2006), 70.5% of the national population. Tongatapu is Tonga's centre of government and the seat of its monarchy.

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Located at -21.21 -175.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Divisions of Tonga, Islands of Tonga

2006 Nuku‘alofa riots

The 2006 Nukuʻalofa riots started on 16 November, in the Tongan capital of Nukuʻalofa. The Legislative Assembly of Tonga was due to adjourn for the year and despite promises of action, had done little to advance democracy in the government. A mixed crowd of democracy advocates took to the streets in protest. Some people in the crowd starting tipping over cars, then progressed to looting and burning buildings.

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Located at -21.13 -175.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: 2006 in Tonga, 2006 riots, History of Tonga, Nukuʻalofa