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Concerns mount over SUTT name patent


A group of Tongan Free Wesleyan Church members in New Zealand have obtained the official right to be the only persons to make, use or sell the name SUTT.

via Concerns mount over SUTT name patent – New Zealand Kaniva Pacific | New Zealand Kaniva Pacific.

Aus$140,000 worth of fundraising cheques written out to Tokaikolo Church bounced


A Tongan pastor at the centre of a Aus$21 million financial scandal that brought his church in Sydney to its knees has been accused of passing bad cheques.

The Reverend Sione Pinomi of the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga has been accused of issuing three cheques worth Aus$140,000 as donations to fundraising dinners for the Tokaikolo Church in Sydney.

via Aus$140,000 worth of fundraising cheques written out to Tokaikolo Church bounced – New Zealand Kaniva Pacific | New Zealand Kaniva Pacific.

Court approves more than half a million pa’anga church settlement


The Nuku’alofa Supreme Court has approved on August 16 a TOP$593,264.39 settlement with Church of Tonga known as Siasi Tonga Hou’eiki in a matter related to a former president and six other clergies allegedly misappropriated the church’s funds.

via Court approves more than half a million pa’anga church settlement – New Zealand Kaniva Pacific | New Zealand Kaniva Pacific.