Search Chronology for entries about "Tonga"
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|1954 25 Jan
||The arrival of Knight of Bahá'u'lláh Dr. Stanley Bolton in Tonga. [BWNS286]
||Knight Baha'u'llah; Dr. Stanley Bolton
|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]
||Stanley P. Bolton; Jr.; Knight of Bahá’u’lláh
|1954 Jul 12
||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]
||Knight; Dudley Moore Blakely; Elsa (Judy) Blakeley; Stanley Bolton
|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]
||Dudley Moore Blakely; Elsa (‘Judy’) Blakely; Knight of Bahá’u’lláh
|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.
|1955 4 Mar
||The first Tongan to become a Bahá’í in Tonga, Tevita Ngalo’afe, enrols.
||The first local spiritual assembly in the Kingdom of Tonga is formed at Nuku’alofa.
||Nuku’alofa; Kingdom of Tonga
||The first summer school to be held on Rarotonga Island takes place.
||The National Spiritual Assembly of the Cook Islands is formed with its seat in Rarotonga. [BW19:62, q68]
|1992 27 Jul
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Tonga broadcasts the first of its weekly 30-minute television programmes. [BINS281:5]
|1996 3 Mar
||The establishment of the Ocean of Light School in Tonga. [OoL Website>, BWNS195]
||Ocean of Light School