Mayor refuses to answer questions from furious public over Tongan worker housing scandal

    Kuo ‘itengia lahi ‘e ha kakai ‘o ha feitu’u ‘i ‘Aositelēlia ‘a honau meia’ lolotonga hano fakataha’i e tetukutuku ‘a ha kau ngāue toli Tonga ne ‘i he toko 70 tupu’ mei ha fale nofo’anga ne fu’u si’isi’i ki he’enau nofo fe’efi’efihi ai’. Na’e fiema’u ‘e he kakai ‘o e kolo ko eni ko Latrobe ‘i Tasimēnia’ ke fakamahino ange ‘e he meia’ pe ko e hā e ngāue fakalao kuo fai ki he me’a ne hoko ko eni’. Ne te’eki mateuteu ‘a e meia’ ke tali ‘eni ‘o ne pehē ne ne toki ‘ilo pe ‘a e me’a’ ni pea ‘oku ‘i ai ‘a e ngaahi me’a fakalao fekau’aki mo e kaveinga’ ni pea ‘oku matamata ‘e iku ki ha hopo. Lahi e ngaahi fehu’i mei he kakai’ ne ‘ikai lava ‘o tali ‘e he meia’.

    The mayor of an Australian town at the centre of a scandal over accommodation for Tongan seasonal workers refused to say what legal action was being taken over the issue at a stormy public meeting last night. As Kaniva news reported earlier, 77 Tongan seasonal workers were evacuated from a five bedroom house in shearwater…


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