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1954 25 Jan The arrival of Knight of Bahá'u'lláh Dr. Stanley Bolton in Tonga. [BWNS286] Tonga Knights of Bahaullah; Islands
1954 25 Jan Stanley P. Bolton, Jr. arrives in Nuku’alofa, on Tongatapu Island, from Australia and is named a Knight of Bahá’u’lláh for Tonga Islands. [BW13:456] Tonga Knights of Bahaullah; Islands
1954 12 Jul The arrival of Knights of Bahá'u'lláh Dudley Moore Blakely and his wife Elsa (Judy) Blakeley in Tonga. They shared the honour with Dr. Stanley Bolton. [BWNS286] Tonga Knights of Bahaullah; Islands
1954 12 Jul Dudley Moore Blakely, an artist, sculptor and designer, and his wife, Elsa (‘Judy’), British citizens living in Maine, arrive on Tongatapu and are named Knights of Bahá’u’lláh for Tonga Islands. [BW13:456] Tonga Knights of Bahaullah; Islands
1954 20 Nov The first person to become a Bahá’í in Tonga, Harry Terepo, born in Rarotonga, Cook Islands, enrols.
  • He is a teacher, interpreter and guide living in Ohonua on the island of Eua.
Tonga First Bahais by country or area
1955 4 Mar The first Tongan to become a Bahá’í in Tonga, Tevita Ngalo’afe, enrols. Tonga First Bahais by background
1958 Ridván The first local spiritual assembly in the Kingdom of Tonga is formed at Nuku’alofa. Nukualofa; Tonga First LSA
1961 Oct The first summer school to be held on Rarotonga Island takes place. Rarotonga; Cook Islands First summer schools; Islands
1985 Ridván The National Spiritual Assembly of the Cook Islands is formed with its seat in Rarotonga. [BW19:62, q68] Rarotonga; Cook Islands First NSA
1992 27 Jul The National Spiritual Assembly of Tonga broadcasts the first of its weekly 30-minute television programmes. [BINS281:5] Tonga Television programmes
1996 3 Mar The establishment of the Ocean of Light School in Tonga. [OoL Website, BWNS195] Tonga Bahai schools
 
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