Valerie Adams honoured as Lord Vaea’s new herald

    The New Zealand-Tongan shotput golden girl Valerie Adams has been formally appointed as Lord Vaea’s herald with the name Tongitupe-ʻO e-Funga Taua. The appointment is the highest honour given to commoners in Tongan culture. Adams will be greeted with her heraldic title whenever she attends any formal occasion in the Tongan community. She was appointed…


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