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tonga sailorsKing Tupou VI was installed as Tonga’s new Monarch at the end of March,  but his powers are very different to those held by his Father.

The King's brother, George Tupou V relinquished many of his powers as Tonga moved toward greater democracy.

Radio New Zealand's Pacific Correspondent, Karen Mangnall, was in Nukualofa for the late King's funeral and reports on what challenges might lie ahead for the new King.

Coming Up on Insight

8:12 am Sunday 26 April: Insight - The Centenary of the Gallipoli Landings

NZ and Aus soldiers land at Anzac Cove GallipoliNew Zealand and Australian soldiers land at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, Turkey. (Photo:Alexander Turnbull Library)

Following the Anzac Day commemorations at Gallipoli itself, Insight highlights the special moments from the Dawn Service through to Chunuk Bair. 

Philippa Tolley speaks to the Radio New Zealand team at Gallipoli about how those attending have responded to the events marking the occasion 100 years on.