1 Mar 2017

Tonga's Queen Mother being laid to rest this morning

From Morning Report, 8:35 am on 1 March 2017

Today Tonga farewells the Queen Mother Halaevalu Mata'aho who will be buried in the Royal Tombs at Mala'ekula, or Red Square, after an all night vigil. All flags in the country are being flown at half-mast and will remain so for 10 days of national mourning.